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2015 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference
Hotel and Early-bird registration deadline is February 20 for WDMA's Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference which will take place from March 23-25, 2015 at the Renaissance DuPont Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The NLBMDA Legislative Action Fund luncheon speaker on Monday, March 23 will be Margaret Hoover, a CNN Political Contributor and Best-Selling Author. This is a special ticketed event. Other featured speakers include Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA).
[Washington, DC- 2/17/2015] - In response to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to modify the refresher training requirements under the Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule, the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is urging the agency to adopt the proposal to eliminate the requirement that refresher training for a certified renovator have a hands-on component. NLBMDA supports the proposed change as certified renovators already have prior hands-on training and continue to perform hands-on work as a regular part of their job. Read more.
The Lumber Dealers Political Action Committee (LuDPAC), the political action committee of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), wants to share with you the political activities that are done on behalf of the industry. However, federal election law requires that we have your written permission before we can send you our LuDPAC monthly newsletter with information on the candidates we support, successful meetings between politicians and NLBMDA members, who in Congress is voting for our bills, and critical updates from the NLBMDA Government Relations team on issues affecting the LBM Industry. Read more. Click here to sign up.
[Washington, DC- 1/23/2015] - The
National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA)
today released its national legislative and regulatory policy agenda for
2015. The document brings focus to the common interests of the industry
and includes policy goals for continued growth in our nation's housing
and building industry. Read more.
[Washington, DC- 1/21/15] - The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) opposes the proposal announced last night by President Barack Obama during the State of the Union address that would increase the top capital gains tax rate and increase the taxes paid on inherited capital. Read more.
Do you know the top OSHA citations for the building material industry and what to do if OSHA shows up at your door? Is your yard safe and prepared for an OSHA inspection? Come to Part Two of NLBMDA's webinar series to learn how OSHA is citing our industry, hear how you can get into compliance, and become prepared for an inspection. This is part two of a two part webinar series covering the top 10 citations in the LBM industry. Part two will cover top citations six through ten. Click on the date you'd like to learn more about: February 18, February 20, April 14, or April 16.