Posts Tagged ‘ NLBMDA ’

NLBMDA Releases its 2016 Policy Agenda

Feb 4th, 2016

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has put out its 2016 National Policy Agenda which gives “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,” says NLBMDA chair Scott […]

WDMA, NLBMDA Back Legislation That Helps Industry

Dec 21st, 2015

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The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) welcome action completed late last week by Congress  and President Obama that will benefit building-products dealers and fenestration manufacturers. The legislation (H.R. 2029) had strong bipartisan support and includes the permanent extension of the Section 179 deduction, multi-year extensions of […]

NLBMDA Honors Members with Chairman’s Award

Oct 29th, 2015

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) honored two of its members for their contributions to the association and the lumber and building materials industry during the NLBMDA Installation Dinner event Thursday night. It was held in conjunction with the ProDealer Industry Summit in Colorado Springs, Colo. 2014-2015 NLBMDA Chairman JD Saunders selected Woodie […]

NLBMDA Announces New Leadership Team for 2015-2016

Oct 29th, 2015

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) elected its new leadership team on Wednesday at the ProDealer Industry Summit in Colorado Springs, Colo. The NLBMDA board of directors elected Scott Yates as the new chair of the association. Yates is president and general manager at Denver Lumber Company in Denver, Colo., and is replacing outgoing chair JD […]

Senate Bill Could Simplify EPA’s Lead Paint Rule

Aug 6th, 2015

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) both applaud the introduction of legislation on Thursday in the U.S. Senate that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule to reduce the burden it puts on renovatoros while protecting pregnant […]

OSHA’s Top 10 List of Things Your Company Should Monitor

Apr 14th, 2015

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Do you know the top 10 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations in the building materials industry? Two recent webinars from the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) highlighted the most common violations and ways to avoid them. Regina McMichael of The Learning Factory hosted the online courses, which are based on […]

WDMA Aims to Amplify Industry’s Voice in Washington

Mar 23rd, 2015

Codes and advocacy were the focus on Monday as the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) opened its spring meeting and legislative conference at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The annual gathering is held in conjunction with the National Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and the Northeast Window & Door Association […]

Congress Considers Law Protecting Dealers from “Unfair Lawsuits”

Mar 6th, 2015

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Republican House members have introduced a bill to protect dealers from what they call “unfair product liability lawsuits.” The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is backing Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) for reintroducing a bill the association previously promoted called the Innocent Sellers Fairness Act (H.R. 1199). The bill protects from liability those […]

NLBMDA Urges EPA to Adopt this Proposal

Feb 17th, 2015

Associations are known for their stances for or against government action, and the National Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is no exception. 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 association is urging the agency […]

NLBMDA Opposes Pres. Obama’s Desire to Increase Taxes on Investments and Estates

Jan 22nd, 2015

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is taking a public stance against President Obama’s desired tax plan. The proposal, announced by the president during the State of the Union address, would increase the top capital gains tax rate and increase the taxes paid on inherited capital. As part of the proposal, the […]