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Kevin McKenney

Kevin McKenney is director of government affairs for NLBMDA in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.dealer.org.

NLBMDA stays busy with high lumber prices and a complicated Congress

NLBMDA has been working on several important industry priorities, including needed reforms to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and small business relief options.

Congress gets involved in OSHA crane rule

Dissatisfied with the lack of a response from OSHA representatives, NLBMDA began work with members of the House Education and Labor Committee on intervening. 

Compliments to NLBMDA members: Grassroots works

NLBMDA currently has several important grassroots engagements posted on the website and members are always encouraged to weigh in and make their voice heard.

NLBMDA and the federal COVID-19 response

NLBMDA has been active in both Congress and the Executive Branch to ensure the industry is front and center in all negotiations and actions.

Housing finance reform: What’s in the details?

Since the financial crisis a decade ago, one of the topics regularly on the minds of lawmakers is reforming the national Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).
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No dull moments on tariffs

These days, there’s never a dull moment in Washington when it comes to trade policy, specifically tariffs.
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Crane rule and material delivery exemption status

NLBMDA is continuing to work with OSHA on addressing the issue and is confident that OSHA will give a good-faith examination of the errors in the letter.
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Legislative outlook for August recess

As Congress is home for August recess, NLBMDA provides a legislative outlook for items that need to be resolved as we approach the end of the fiscal year.
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Affordable housing and GSE reform: Can Congress get anything done?

Over the past several years, Congress has tried to enact legislation to reform the federal housing finance system but has not been successful. In...

Tariffs, USMCA and lumber: Trade policy heats up

There has been a lot of activity over the past few months on trade and tariff issues with Congress and business groups weighing in...

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