More than 100 NRCA members will gather in Washington, D.C., early this month for the association's Fall Committee Meetings and Legislative Conference. This comes at a critical time: The roofing industry faces more challenges stemming from government policy than at any time in the recent past.
NRCA has an ambitious agenda to pursue when meeting with senators and representatives on Capitol Hill and will use the opportunity to discuss the variety of legislative and regulatory issues important to the industry. However, as NRCA charts a path forward in pursuit of its government policy goals, it is wary of the challenges posed by the extremely volatile political environment in Washington, D.C.
The political environment
Three primary factors must be considered as the association pursues its government policy goals.