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Government Affairs

NECA is your voice on Capitol Hill. For more than 100 years, NECA has worked to advance legislation and regulatory policies that impact your opportunity and ability to operate efficiently, profitably and in the best interest of your electrical construction customers.

August 30, 2021

Nebraska Chapter with Rep. Don Bacon

Nebraska Chapter Meets With Rep. Don Bacon

Members of the Nebraska Chapter met with Rep. Don Bacon to discuss legislation that affects our industry, as well as headlines suggesting Rep. Bacon may run for Nebraska Governor. Pictured are Allan Hale of the Nebraska Chapter, Rep. Bacon, and Neil Davidson of Commonwealth Electric Company.

August 28, 2021

NorCal Chapter Meets Rep. Mike Thompson

NorCal Chapter Meets Rep. Mike Thompson

In August, the Northern California Chapter met with Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) during a fundraising event. Pictured is Jennifer Fothergill of the Northern California Chapter, Rep. Thompson, and Scot VanBuskirk of the Northern California Chapter.

August 28, 2021

NorCal Chapter Meets Sen. Padilla

NorCal Chapter Meets Sen. Padilla

In August, the Northern California Chapter met with Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) during a fundraising event. Pictured is Scot VanBuskirk of the Northern California Chapter, Senator Padilla, and Jennifer Fothergill of the Northern California Chapter.

August 23, 2021

Nebraska Chapter with Rep. Don Bacon

Nebraska Chapter Meets Rep. Don Bacon

The Nebraska Chapter met with Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) in Washington, DC. During this meeting they discussed the current climate in Congress and Infrastructure. Pictured is Richard Milota of National Electric, Neil Davidson of Commonwealth Electric, and Mike Bunach of the Nebraska Chapter.

August 18, 2021

Long Island Chapter with Rep. Lee Zeldin

Long Island Chapter with Rep. Lee Zeldin

The Long Island Chapter met with Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.). During this visit they discussed the current economic climate and NECA’s needs in the infrastructure legislation. Pictured from left to right is Rep. Zeldin and Charlie Gardner of the Long Island Chapter.

August 12, 2021

Nebraska Chapter at Legislative Summit

In August, the Nebraska Chapter attended the 12th annual Federal Legislative Summit in Ashland, Nebraska. During this event, they received an update on the political climate in Washington, D.C., by Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.), and Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.).

July 15, 2021

Southern Indiana Chapter with Sen. Todd Young

Southern Indiana Chapter with Sen. Todd Young

On Thursday, members of the Southern Indiana Chapter visited Washington D.C. and met Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.). They discussed infrastructure and potential budget resolution. Pictured is David White of Premier Electric Inc., Ben Wagner of Capital Electric, Scott Hartig of Mel-Kay Electric Company, Ryan Samsil of Crown Electric, Luke Jones of The State Group, Kurtis Frederick of Industrial Electric Service, Adam Cook of the Southern Indiana Chapter, Hadlea Bender, and Marco Giamberardino.

June 11, 2021

210611 Long Island Chapter meets Rep. Andrew Garbarino

Long Island Chapter Meets Rep. Andrew Garbarino

The Long Island Chapter met with Rep. Andrew Garbarino (R-N.Y.). They had a great meeting discussing the issues impacting our NECA contractors and have plans to tour their JATC soon. Pictured is Charles Gardner of the Long Island Chapter, Thomas DePace of Advance Sound, Dan Sanchez of John Paul Electric, Rep. Garbarino, and Kurt Feldmann of Eldor Contracting.

June 4, 2021

Dakotas Chapter with Rep. Michelle Fischbach

Dakotas Chapter with Rep. Michelle Fischbach

Government Affairs Chairman Greg Rick of Rick Electric, Inc. met with Rep. Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) at one of his current jobsites. During this visit, they discussed the value of the NECA-IBEW apprenticeship program and the importance of Davis-Bacon.

May 28, 2021

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter with Rep. Dan Meuser

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter with Rep. Dan Meuser

Aaron Kelley of NECA’s Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter met with Rep. Dan Meuser (R-Pa.) to discuss NECA’s role in the infrastructure development of the nation. Pictured is Aaron Kelley and Rep. Meuser.

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