NSSGA Welcomes Members to Washington, D.C.
The 2023 Legislative & Policy Forum is being held Sept. 24-27 at the Capitol Hill Hyatt.
WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today kicks off its annual Legislative & Policy Forum (LPF). A record-breaking 330 attendees are expected to convene in Washington, D.C. over the next week. The meeting will include multiple keynote speakers, dynamic breakout sessions, the NSSGA Awards ceremonies and routine committee meetings. The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members will join for the industry hill day to advocate for our shared priorities
“Our industry partnerships are crucial here in Washington,” said NSSGA President & CEO Michael Johnson. “Collaboration with strategic partners and coalitions helps us all amplify our message. There’s strength in numbers.
The meeting’s keynotes on Monday include an industry panel on workforce and political analyst, Chris Stirewalt, who will elaborate on the current political climate. The meeting will also feature a Joint Political Action Committee (PAC) event and the annual Meet Your Representatives reception hosted by the Young Leaders program.
“Through successful events such as this one, we continue to advance public policy that helps our members and we push back against the regulations that don’t,” said NSSGA Board Chair and Senior Vice President of All States Materials Group, Seth Hankowski. “This week allows us to build relationships with our elected officials and our fantastic government and regulatory affairs team is able to further strengthen those relationships through ROCKPAC.
On Hill Day, NSSGA, NAPA and NRMCA members will conduct more than 260 meetings with their Representatives. Over 100 of these meetings will be with Members of Congress including with: Sens. Capito (R-WV), Cruz (R-TX), Tester (D-MT) and Reps. Clyburn (D-SC), DeLauro (D-CT), Diaz Balart (R-FL), Emmer (R-MN), Sam Graves (R-MO), Larsen (D-WA), and Scott Peters (D-CA). The key hill priorities include the ask to: pass key transportation legislation; keep infrastructure funding flowing; remove harmful red-tape impeding material suppliers; support the future of construction and mining professionals and reform our outdated immigration system; and align MSHA’s new proposed silica standard with OSHA’s.
Additionally, the NSSGA Board of Directors and Annual Membership meeting will feature the State of the Association speech which will focus on NSSGA’s outlook for the year. For more news on the Legislative & Policy Forum please visit www.nssga.org.
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