Congressional Leaders to Speak at Legislative Conference

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CongressSenate Republican Conference Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) will be the featured speakers at the NAHB Legislative Conference briefing on Wednesday, June 5 during the 2019 Spring Leadership Meeting.

The briefing begins at 7:30 a.m. (doors open for breakfast at 7 a.m.) at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Bus transportation to the Hyatt Regency from the Marriott Wardman Park will be available at 6:30 a.m.

The Republican and Democratic leaders will share their insights on the legislative agenda for the 116th Congress.

In addition, NAHB staff experts will be available to provide updates on the following key legislative issues:

  • Workforce and labor shortage
  • Trade and the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement
  • Housing finance reform
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
  • Building energy codes
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • Cluster mailboxes

Immediately following the briefing, members will depart the hotel to meet with their federal lawmakers to discuss important local and national housing issues and to urge their members of Congress to support policies that will increase housing affordability nationwide.

Due to the updated congressional schedule, certain members of Congress may not be available to meet after 1 p.m. on June 5. NAHB members are encouraged to confirm meeting times with House and Senate offices.

To help prepare for this year’s Legislative Conference, visit nahb.org/legcon for useful materials and resources, including:

  • Issue briefing videos
  • Downloadable 2019 Legislative Conference brochure
  • Tips and strategies on scheduling and conducting congressional meetings

For more information on the Legislative Conference, be sure to visit nahb.org/legcon or contact Karl Eckhart at 800-368-5242 x8319.

 

 

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