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CONNSTRUCTION SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND’S CONSTRUCTION JOURNAL SUMMER 2009 • VOLUME 48, NO. 2 7 newsandviews 9 11 Adapting to Change By Donald Shubert, CCIA President, CRBA Executive Secretary, CRMCA Executive Director and CAAPA Executive Secretary 13 The Future will be Lean and Green By John B. Farnham, CCIA Director of Administration, AGC/CT Executive Director Demanding Notice and an Opportunity to Be Heard When a State Agency Changes its Rules: A Call for Democracy By Matthew Hallisey, CCIA Director of Government Relations and Legislative Counsel Think Regionally, Act Regionally By Faith Gavin Kuhn, CCIA Director of Public Information, UCAC Executive Director, Equipment Dealers Executive Director 15 U.S. Supreme Court Expands Employee Protection Against Retaliation By John Leahy, CCIA Director of Labor Relations and Human Resources 17 ConsensusDOCS™: Dare to Change By John W. Butts, Assistant Executive Director, Associated General Contractors of Connecticut features 18 Reauthorization of Federal SAFETEA-LU Funding authorizations under SAFETEA-LU will expire on September 30, 2009, and the reauthorization is likely to be one of the most challenging legislative issues of the 111th Congress. 28 Cummins Power Systems, LLC Cummins Power Systems is a leader in the distribution of premier engine and power generation systems, and has recently expanded, with a broader range of products. 24 31 Get on the Bus: LiUNA The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) has been taking its bus to worksites across New England since the fall of 2007 in an effort to reach the organization’s 33,000 members in the region. Economic Downturn Gives Owners Time for Business Exit Strategy Planning For most small business owners, their company is their most valuable asset, and the current recession is the perfect opportunity to formulate a strategy for retirement. highlightsand happenings 36 37 37 40 AGC/CT Annual Meeting CONNDOT-CAAPA Paving Conference Senator Lieberman Visit 38 39 UCAC’s Spring General Membership Meeting Local 478 Education Trust Dinner Index to Advertisers 42 CCIA Staff President: Don Shubert Director of Administration: John Farnham Director of Public Information: Faith Gavin Kuhn Director of Government Affairs: Matt Hallisey Director of Labor Relations and Human Resources: John Leahy AGC/CT Assistant Executive Director: John W. Butts Controller: Kathy Porcu Assistant to the Controller: Barbara Jenkins Office Coordinator: Carol Hall Administrative Assistant: John Wilhelm Executive Secretary: Alison Kavanaugh Advertiser.com CONNstruction Volume 48, No. 2 Published for: Connecticut Construction Industries Association 912 Silas Deane Highway Wethersfield, CT 06109 (860) 529-6855 Fax: (860) 563-0616 www.ctconstruction.org CCIA Officers/ Executive Committee Chairman of the Board: Mario Smith President: Donald Shubert First Vice President: Edward Gilligan Second Vice President: Tim Arborio Third Vice President: John Brunalli Fourth Vice President: Raymond Oneglia Fifth Vice President: Edward Wright Treasurer: Douglas Hansen Secretary: Jonathan Miller Immediate Past Chairman: Jim Eacott, III Published by: Naylor, LLC 5950 N.W. 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 (352) 332-1252 or (800) 369-6220 Fax: (352) 331-3525 www.naylor.com Naylor, LLC Staff: Publisher: Mark Migliore Editor: Robin Lamerson Project Manager: Tom Schell Advertising Sales Director: Jamie Williams Advertising Sales: Jennifer Canady Janet Corbe Denise Creegan Krys D’Antonio Kathy Getz Mike Hisey Heather Locke Diane Markey Jacqueline McIllwain Michael McMahon Beau Merrifield Geri Newman Patricia Nolin Christine Ricci Mark Tumarkin Chris Zabel Marketing: Patti Callahan Layout & Design: Calvin Harding Advertising Art: Glenn Domingo CONNstruction is published quarterly for Connecticut Construction Industries Association. ©2009 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. PUBLISHED JUNE 2009/ CTC-Q0209/8921 CONNstruction / Summer 2009 / 5 http://www.ctconstruction.org http://www.naylor.com

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CONNstruction - Summer 2009
Contents
Adapting to Change
The Future will be Lean and Green
Think Regionally, Act Regionally
Demanding Notice and an Opportunity to Be Heard When a State Agency Changes its Rules: A Call for Democracy
U.S. Supreme Court Expands Employee Protection Against Retaliation
ConsensusDOCS™: Dare to Change
Reauthorization of Federal SAFETEA-LU
Get on the Bus: LiUNA
Get on the Bus: LiUNA
Economic Downturn Gives Owners Time for Business Exit Strategy Planning
AGC/CT Annual Meeting
CONNDOT-CAAPA Paving Conference
Senator Lieberman Visit
UCAC’s Spring General Membership Meeting
Local 478 Education Trust Dinner
Index to Advertisers
Advertiser.com

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