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  • NECA on the Move 1/15/16

    01/15/2016
    NECA's government affairs activities for the week of January 11, 2016.
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  • NECA Top Three 1/15/16

    01/15/2016
    NECA's top legislative priorities for the week of January 11, 2016 include the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act, the Waters of the United States rule, and the President's final State of the Union Address.
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  • House to Vote on WOTUS Repeal

    01/08/2016
    The House is set to vote as soon as next week on a Senate-passed resolution blocking the Obama administration Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
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  • Government Affairs Successes in 2015

    01/08/2016
    NECA has seen great success in these priority areas in the first session of the 114th Congress.
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  • NECAPAC Review of 2015

    01/08/2016
    We are very pleased to announce that NECAPAC has once again exceeded its goal and raised a total of $903,517 in 2015!
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  • NECAPAC Update 12/18/15

    12/18/2015
    NECAPAC only needs to raise $14,623 to meet its goal for 2015! Be sure to get your contributions mailed in before the New Year!
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  • NECA on the Move 12/18/15

    12/18/2015
    NECA's government affairs activities for the week of December 14, 2015.
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  • EPA in Hot Water over WOTUS

    12/18/2015
    The U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) found that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated federal law by using taxpayer dollars for covert propaganda and grassroots lobbying against legislation that would have sent the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule back to EPA for a rewrite.
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  • NECAPAC Update 12/11/15

    12/11/2015
    Congratulations to NECA’s Southern New Jersey Chapter, Northwest Line Constructors Chapter, and Northeastern Line Constructors Chapter for reaching their 2015 NECAPAC Goals!
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  • NECA on the Move 12/11/15

    12/11/2015
    NECA's government affairs activities for the week of December 7, 2015.
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  • NECA Urges Congress to Address Critical Issues Before Year End

    12/11/2015
    Congress entered the closing days of the first session of the 114th Congress to address two final pieces of legislation of major concern to NECA contractors.
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  • NECA Top Three 12/4/2015

    12/04/2015
    NECA's top legislative priorities for the week of November 30, 2015 include Congress passing a 5-year funding bill for highways and transit, the House passing the North american Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015, and the House voting to disapprove of the Clean Power Plan.
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  • NECAPAC Update 12/4/15

    12/04/2015
    Congratulations to the Kansas City Chapter, Santa Clara Valley Chapter, Eastern Oklahoma Chapter, and the Eastern Illinois Chapter for reaching their NECAPAC goals for 2015 and special thanks to Chicago and Cook County Chapter’s Wayne Gearig of Aldridge Electric for renewing his PLC membership!
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  • Congress Working on Tax “Extenders” Deal

    12/04/2015
    Capitol Hill negotiations over tax policy continue and a list of NECA-supported items has the potential to make the cut.
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  • NECA on the Move 12/4/15

    12/04/2015
    NECA's government affairs activities for the week of November 30, 2015.
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  • NECA Top Three 11/20/15

    11/20/2015
    NECA's top legislative priorities for the week of November 16, 2015 include the Senate voting to overturn the Clean Power Plan, new chairmen of the Ways and Means Committee, and Congress passing another short term extension of funding for highway and transit programs.
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  • PBGC Releases Annual Report

    11/20/2015
    The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation released its Annual Report showing the agency paid $5.7 billion to more than 800,000 people in failed pension plans.
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  • Take Action: Tell Congress to Repeal the Cadillac Tax Before the End of the Year

    11/20/2015
    Tell your Representative to repeal the “Cadillac tax” before Congress adjourns for the year!
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  • NECAPAC Update 11/20/15

    11/20/2015
    Congratulations to the San Diego and Chicago and Cook County Chapter’s on reaching their NECAPAC goals for 2015!
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  • NECA on the Move 11/20/15

    11/20/2015
    NECA's government affairs activities for the week of November 16, 2015.
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