NECA Legislative Top Three 8/23/19: IRAPs: Make Your Voice Heard

1. Last Chance to Submit Your Comments on IRAPs At midnight on Monday, August 26, 2019, the comment period for the Department of Labor’s proposed rule on Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Progr. . . read more

Chairman’s Challenge: Arizona Chapter Meets Rep. Greg Stanton and Rep. Dave Schweikert

On August 20, 2019, Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) and Rep. Greg Stanton (D-AZ) toured the NECA-IBEW training center in Arizona. The group discussed several of NECA’s priority issues, including pe. . . read more

NECAPAC Update 8/23/19

Personal Contributions = 549 Corporate Contributions = 322 NECAPAC Fund to 8-23-19 = $484,031 ADMIN Fund to 8-23-19 = $72,140 Total Contributions to Date = 871 Total Dollars to Date = $556,171. . . read more

NECA on the Move 8/23/19

Trevor attended an event at the NECA-IBEW Training Center in NYC with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). Jessica attended the District 1 Council meeting in Boston, MA. James attended the District 6 Summer C. . . read more

The Countdown 8/23/19

Funding for the federal government runs out in 45 days. The 2020 Presidential election is in 452 days.. . . read more

NECA Legislative Top Three 8/16/19: Government Watchdog Watching Contract Changes

1. GAO Issues Study on Contract Change Practices with GSA and USACE Following NECA’s participation in multiple congressional hearings on the matter, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is. . . read more

NECAPAC Update 8/16/19

Personal Contributions = 543 Corporate Contributions = 321 NECAPAC Fund to 8-16-19 = $482,411 ADMIN Fund to 8-16-19 = $71,890 Total Contributions to Date = 864 Total Dollars to Date = $554,301. . . read more

The Countdown 8/16/19

Funding for the federal government runs out in 52 days. The 2020 Presidential election is in 459 days.. . . read more

NECA Legislative Top Three 8/9/19: Pessimistic Pension Projections Persist

1. PBGC Releases FY2018 Projections Report On August 6, 2019, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released its FY 2018 Projections Report. The government agency, whose main goal is to. . . read more

Chairman’s Challenge: Arizona Chapter Meets Rep. Lesko

On August 5, 2019, Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) visited NECA’s training center in Arizona and visited with local contractors. Pictured is NECA contractor Shane Snyder of Cannon & Wendt Electric. . . read more

Chairman’s Challenge: Oregon-Columbia Chapter Meets Sen. Merkley

On August 4, 2019, members of NECA’s Oregon-Columbia Chapter attended a BBQ event with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) in the district. Pictured is NECA contractor Stan Heil of Heil Electric (right) w. . . read more

NECAPAC Update 8/9/19

Congratulations to NECA’s Arizona Chapter for reaching its 2019 NECAPAC goal! Personal Contributions = 531 Corporate Contributions = 321 NECAPAC Fund to 8-9-19 = $480,176 ADMIN Fund to 8-9-19 =. . . read more

NECA on the Move 8/9/19

This week, NECA’s government affairs team met with Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC). . . . read more

The Countdown 8/9/19

Funding for the federal government runs out in 59 days. The 2020 Presidential election is in 466 days.. . . read more

NECA Legislative Top Three 8/2/19: Highway Bill Driving Towards Senate Floor

1. Senate Committee Passes $287 Billion Highway Bill On July 30, 2019, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), Chaired by Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), passed a historic highway fu. . . read more