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Legislative challenges, industry unity define 2019 advocacy

June 28, 2019 By
RISE's VP of public affairs, Karen Reardon, says engagement and advocacy is what makes a positive difference to the pest control industry’s reputation. Read more»
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NPMA: Farm Bill to be addressed Wednesday

June 12, 2018 By
In its weekly legislative roundup email in June 8 from its Public Policy team, the National Pest Management Association noted the following: Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Chairman Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Stabenow (D-MI), reached a bipartisan agreement... Read more»
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Congress approves Zika funding

October 3, 2016 By
According to the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Sept. 30 policy e-newsletter, the U.S. Congress avoided a government shut-down and passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through Dec. 9, 2016. The CR includes $1.1 billion in funding... Read more»
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NPMA: Support H.R. 5813

September 19, 2016 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) urges pest management professionals (PMPs) to ask their elected officials to support the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813). “H.R. 5813 is a reasonable approach that achieves [the U.S. Department of Labor’s, or]... Read more»
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NPMA gives Zika funding update

July 18, 2016 By
Editor’s Note: The following is reprinted with permission from the July 15 edition of the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Policy Week in Review newsletter: After months of urging Congress to take action to combat the spread of the Zika virus,... Read more»
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NPMA rounds up Zika developments

May 20, 2016 By
Updated May 31 to reflect new developments, as reported by the NPMA. In its weekly ePestWorld newsletter to members, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reports on three industry updates regarding the Zika virus, which can be transmitted by Aedes... Read more»
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New tax credit benefits insulation accounts

January 8, 2016 By
At the conclusion of the 114th Congress on Dec. 17, 2015, lawmakers passed and President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. The bipartisan act extends several energy provisions for both individuals and businesses, including... Read more»
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NPMA urges PMPs to write Congress

December 4, 2015 By
Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment from gross income from the year the equipment was purchased, rather than writing off the depreciation of the equipment over several years.... Read more»
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Dold takes NPMA staff on Capitol tour

August 11, 2015 By
Several staff members of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently had the opportunity to visit U.S. Rep. Bob Dold Jr. (R-Ill.) at the U.S. Capitol for an after-hours tour. Dold, son of PMP Hall of Famers Bob and Judy... Read more»
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Majority Leader McCarthy to speak at NPMA Legislative Day

January 29, 2015 By
FAIRFAX, VA—The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy — the second House’s highest-ranking member — will be the special guest speaker during lunch on Tuesday, March 17 at NPMA Legislative Day. A small business owner before... Read more»
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