Recent Blog Posts

Government Affairs Update March 2018

Posted on: March 8th, 2018 by MCA
State of Illinois MCA’s Government Affairs Committee met on Friday, March 2, 2018 to review legislation of interest to MCA. At the Committee’s direction, several pieces of legislation will be “slipped” on MCA’s behalf. The legislature has ... Read Full Article

IMSCA Lobby Day 2018

Posted on: February 21st, 2018 by MCA
MCA of Chicago would like to encourage everyone to attend IMSCA’s 2018 Lobby Day on April 24th. The event will be held at the Statehouse Inn in Springfield. Lobby Day provides IMSCA members with in-depth analysis of current legislation of interes ... Read Full Article

IMSCA Update February 16, 2018

Posted on: February 21st, 2018 by MCA
The Illinois General Assembly convened in Springfield this week and the highlight of the week was Governor Rauner’s budget address. The budget address received reaction from legislators along partisan lines. Senate President John Cullerton stat ... Read Full Article

February 14, 2018

Posted on: February 20th, 2018 by MCA
Governor Bruce Rauner presented his Fiscal year 2019 Budget Address today before the Illinois General Assembly. He stressed “making tax spenders accountable” and included in pension reform and employee health insurance reform among his budget pri ... Read Full Article

A Fresh Look at ROI: Annualized Project Return on Investment

Posted on: February 5th, 2018 by MCA
By Matt Stevens Ph.D. and Jennifer E. Day Ph.D. What is the appropriate compensation for an owner of a construction contracting firm? How much is enough? Does a salary in addition to expenses make business sense? What is the single metric to measure ... Read Full Article