Posts Tagged ‘ National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) ’

NLBMDA Sends Phase 4 Priorities to Congress and White House

May 14th, 2020

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently sent a list of priorities important to the lumber and building material (LBM) industry to the White House and Congress as they continue to negotiate a “Phase 4” relief package. “As the Federal Government considers the next of phase of COVID-19 relief legislation, NLBMDA believes […]

NLBMDA Applauds the House for Passing Additional COVID-19 Business Relief

Apr 24th, 2020

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) issued the following statement applauding the House of Representatives for passing NLBMDA-backed legislation to immediately replenish the small business loan programs including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL): “NLBMDA is pleased to see the House act swiftly to pass additional […]

NLBMDA Supports April 16 COVID-19 Safety “Stand Down”

Apr 13th, 2020

NLBMDA recently announced its support for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) effort for companies to halt work for at least 10 minutes on Thursday, April 16, 2020 for a COVID-19 job site safety stand down to educate workers on what they should do to keep themselves safe from COVID-19. NAHB cites the Department […]

NLBMDA Applauds Senate for COVID-19 Relief Bill

Mar 26th, 2020

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently issued a statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s passage of a $2 trillion relief package, which contains several programs to assist businesses, including the NLBMDA-backed Qualified Improvement Act (QIP) fix. “NLBMDA applauds the Senate for taking this important step to stabilize the U.S. economy and provide […]

Material Suppliers Fight for Their Rights

Mar 23rd, 2020

In his call to the nation for help slowing the spread of COVID-19, President Trump implored those working in critical infrastructure industries, such as healthcare and food supply, to maintain normal work hours. Urging a “special responsibility” to Americans and leaning on the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) […]

Federal Funding Bills Extend Tax Credits

Jan 2nd, 2020

On December 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed several bipartisan bills extending government funding through fiscal year (FY) 2020. The move has drawn praise from officials for several industry associations reporting that the legislation extends tax credits for energy-efficient windows. “The government funding bills I just signed into law contain big victories for my Administration […]

NLBMDA Satisfied with Final Rule on Overtime Pay

Sep 27th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced on September 24, a final rule to the controversial overtime threshold increase that the DOL says will make 1.3 million workers newly eligible for overtime pay. The rule, which raises the overtime salary limit from $23,360 to $35,568 annually, has been a topic of controversy between lawmakers and […]

NLBMDA Encouraged by Possible Affordable Housing Council

Jun 27th, 2019

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) views President Trump’s Executive Order to create the “White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing” as a positive for the industry. The Council, which will be headed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, has been tasked with […]

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