PHCC Department of Government Relations
|As a plumbing-heating-cooling professional, your daily focus is on getting the work done and running a profitable business. If you’re like most contractors, that’s enough to keep you busy, with little time to think about the many legislative and regulatory issues that affect you and your livelihood. But relax — that’s why PHCC exists.
PHCC-National Association’s Government Relations Department provides a voice for the p-h-c industry in Washington, D.C., and empowers members to participate in effective local grassroots activism. Our work includes highly effective representation on the federal, state and local levels.
For additional information about PHCC’s Government Relations activities, please contact PHCC Vice President of Government Relations Mark Riso by email or phone at (800) 533-7694.
All Eyes on the U.S. Senate
Less than two weeks into the new administration, the news coming from the U.S. Senate and the new administration dominates. Last night, the nation watched as President Trump unveiled his selection of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge in Denver, to fill the seat of the late Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Whether you had the opportunity to watch President Trump’s inauguration or not, the speech that directly follows the oath of the Presidency is extremely important in order to understand the vision and tone of an administration’s focus. A newly elected President will touch on certain issues and themes, signaling what to expect in the first 100 days.
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President-Elect Trump Assembles His Cabinet
Though the 115th Congress is just a little more than a week old, its initial priorities are already clear. Repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), tax reform, as well as regulatory accountability and flexibility, will all be part of its measurements of success for Congress 2017.