Press Releases

June 27, 2016: Infrastructure advocates present a cracked and badly deteriorating concrete birthday cake on the 60th anniversary of the nations interstate system

January 8, 2016: Statement from Denise Richardson, Executive Director of the General Contractors Association of New York on MTA Plan

January 6, 2016: Statement from Denise Richardson, Executive Director of the General Contractors Association of New York on Governor Cuomo's Plan for Penn Station

January 5, 2016: Statement from Denise Richardson, Executive Director of the General Contractors Association of New York on Governor Cuomo's Infrastructure Plan for Long Island

December 24, 2015Hottest Christmas Items on the Infrastructure Wish List from the General Contractors Association of NY to Keep the Region Moving

November 12, 2015: Denise Richardson, Executive Director of the General Contractors Association of NY, Commends All Parties for Advancing Gateway

March 19, 2015: GCA, AAA, Join Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Other Transportation Advocates Highlight Dire Roadway Conditions in New York State in New Report by Washginton-Based Think Tank TRIP 

February 6, 2015: NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald to Discuss Five-Year State DOT Capital Program at General Contractors Association of New York’s (GCA NY) Transportation and Infrastructure Breakfast 

October 1, 2014: GCA Statement on Amtrak Report Detailing Hurricane Sandy Damage on East and Hudson River Tunnels

July 17, 2014: GCA Statement on Mayor de Blasio's Appointment of Rick Chandler as New York City's Next Building Commissioner

April 24, 2014: More than 2,078 New York State Bridges Need Structural Repair, New Analysis Finds; Major Source of Federal Funding at Risk

April 23, 2014: New York Poll Warns of Consqequences for Congress if they Fail to Protect State's Federal Transportation Funding

March 11, 2014: GCA Statement on the Center for an Urban Future Report on New York's Agining Infrastructure

February 26, 2014: GCA and Other Transportation Advocates Warn that Roadway and Transit Network Will Only Get Worse Without Funding Boost

February 12, 2014: Statement by GCA regarding Mayor de Blasio's 2014 Preliminary Budget

February 11, 2014: Statement by GCA on the need for Scaffold Law reform

February 4, 2014: Statement by GCA regarding Port Authorities Ten-Year Capital Plan

January 8, 2014: Statement by GCA on Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address and Transportation Initiatives

January 8, 2014: GCA Statement on Selection of Melissa Mark-Viverito as Speaker of the New York City Council

December 31, 2013: Statement Commending Appointment of Polly Trottenberg as NYC DOT Commissioner

October 8, 2013: Insurance Reform Key to Revamping New York State's Worst Law

March 22, 2013: Statement By GCA NY Managing Director Denise Richardson On Paid Sick Leave Legislation

December 6, 2012: GCA Statement on Washington Hearings on the Impact of Superstorm Sandy

September 28, 2012: Statement by Denise Richardson, Managing Director of The General Contractors Association of New York, in Support of Senator Schumer's Remarks on the Gateway Project

August 23, 2012: GCA Statement on Supreme Court Decision Declaring PMT and Other Taxes Unconstitutional

January 18, 2012: GCA Statement on Gov. Cuomo's 2012-2013 Executive Budget

January 4, 2012: GCA Statement on Gov. Cuomo's Plans for New Convention Center and Javits Site

December 15, 2011: GCA Construction Management Training Program for DBE and MWBE Firms

December 5, 2011: Voice of NY's Heavy Construction Industry Comments on Gov. Cuomo's Infrastructure Plans

September 16, 2011: GCA Statement on AAA Lawsuit

September 8, 2011: GCA Statement on President Obama's Jobs Plan

August 5, 2011: GCA Statement on PANYNJ Proposed Toll Increase

July 27, 2011: GCA Statement on MTA Capital Financing Plan

July 21, 2011: GCA's Statement on New York Officials’ Efforts to Replace the Tappan Zee Bridge

July 7, 2011: GCA Comments on the Outline of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Transportation Proposal

December 1, 2010: GCA Supports Plan to Reduce Deficit and Strengthen U.S. Transportation Network

August 22, 2010: Urban America's Rough Roads Costing Drivers $400 A Year

August 18, 2010: GCA Joins NYSDOT Commissioner Stanley Gee and Congressman Gregory Meeks for the Groundbreaking of Kew Gardens Interchange

June 29, 2010: GCA Included in PANYNJ Announcement of the Reopening of JFK's Longest Runway

June 29, 2010: GCA Included in the Better Airport Alliance's Campaign Announcement

June 10, 2010: GCA Included in the NYSDOT's Staten Island Expressway Contract Award Announcement

June 9, 2010: GCA Lauds Legislation Which Will Free State Funds to Save Thousands of Construction Jobs

June 2, 2010: GCA, Mayor Bloomberg and Vice President Biden Mark Start of Brooklyn Bridge Rehabilitation Project

April 26, 2010: GCA: Albany’s Three Card Monte Doesn’t Hide the Fact That There is Still No State Budget

April 23, 2010: GCA Applauds MTA Capital Budget That Protects NY’s Future

April 16, 2010: Heavy Construction Industry Files Suit Against NY State in Wake of Construction Funding Freeze.

April 16, 2010: Albany's Lasting Legacy to the Great Recession: A Rising Level of Construction Unemployment.

April 7, 2010: NY’s Heavy Construction Industry Starts a Legal Doomsday Clock.

March 26, 2010: General Contractors Association of New York Applauds the Port Authority and Larry Silverstein for Reaching an Agreement

March 25, 2010: Statement from the General Contractors Association of New York on Lieutenant Governor Ravitch's Plan to Inject Fiscal Discipline into New York State's Budget Process

March 10, 2010: General Contractors Association of New York Compliments City and State Officials For Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Plan

March 4, 2010: General Contractors Association of New York Calls on World Trade Center Developer Silverstein to Accept Latest Port Authority Offer

March 1, 2010: General Contractors Association Calls Stimulus Funding Vital to Health of New York’s Economy in Testimony Before New York City Council’s Committee on Economic Development

February 16, 2010: General Contractors Association of New York Lauds US Department of Transportation for Awarding $83 Million Dollar Grant to Fund Moynihan Station Project

January 28, 2010: Statement from General Contractors Association on President Obama’s High Speed Rail Announcement

January 14, 2010: Lack of Funding Creating Poor Road Conditions in NYC Damaging Cars Costing Motorists Hundreds of Dollars in Repairs and Wasting More than Forty Hours a Year of Every Driver’s Personal Time