Romney merits ABC nod

In perhaps the first such move this campaign season by a major national construction group, Associated Builders and Contractors endorsed Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

β€œ[His] election is a top priority for the commercial and industrial construction industry and the millions of Americans it employs,” said 2012 ABC Chairman Eric Regelin, president of Granix LLC in Ellicott City, Md. β€œHe has articulated a clear position on issues important to ABC members, including opposing federally mandated project labor agreements.”