|National Policy Agenda|
NLBMDA Releases 2016 National Policy AgendaThe National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) today released its 2016 National Policy Agenda giving focus to the lumber and building material industry's legislative and regulatory priorities.
"NLBMDA stands ready to work with policymakers on job creation and sound fiscal policies that support a healthy housing market," said NLBMDA Chair Scott Yates, President and General Manager of Denver Lumber Company in Denver, Colorado. "The 2016 National Policy Agenda provides a framework for streamlining government regulations, reducing abusive lawsuits, and maintaining workforce flexibility needed for sustained economic growth."
NLBMDA will continue its advocacy efforts with lawmakers and regulatory agencies on behalf of the lumber and building material industry. The association's agenda includes the industry's positions on: housing & construction policy; tax & economic policy; legal reform & consumer protection; workforce policy; environment, health, & safety; product supply & trade; energy policy; transportation policy; and highway safety.
"NLBMDA is dedicated to protecting the interests of the lumber and building material industry and will continue its work with Congress and the Obama Administration to reduce burdensome regulations, promote responsible economic policies, and continue advancing the housing recovery," said NLBMDA President and CEO Jonathan Paine.
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