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California moves closer to rodenticide ban

August 10, 2019 By
California's ban on second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use in the state, and first-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use on state-owned property, is moving closer to becoming law. Read more»

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»
From left are PMP Hall of Famer and President of Pest Management Systems Billy Tesh; Marie Horner, ACE, VP of government affairs and industry stewardship for Arrow Exterminators and region two director of NCPMA; and Clint Miller, VP of Clint Miller Exterminating and NCPMA. (PHOTO: NPMA)

NCPMA hosts reception for policymakers

May 29, 2019 By
The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) hosted a reception at the North Carolina Museum of History for state representatives. Read more»
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Working with policy makers to effect change

May 1, 2019 By
Policy makers at the state, national and local levels create the laws and regulations that affect pest management professionals (PMPs) and their businesses. With that in mind, the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Public Policy Committee met during Legislative Day... Read more»

California moves a step closer to rodenticide ban

April 10, 2019 By and
Legislation to ban certain rodenticides passed the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on April 9. Read more»

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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NPMA advises PMPs to take action for Farm Bill

May 23, 2018 By
The National Pest Management Association reports that the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. Read more»

Why the Farm Bill matters to PMPs

May 9, 2018 By
Why should pest management professionals (PMPs) care about the 2018 Farm Bill? If enacted as currently written, the Farm Bill would reinforce the exclusive authority of states to regulate the sale and use of pesticides. You may think Congress already... Read more»
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NPMA Legislative Day 2018

March 18, 2018 By
The National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Legislative Day event runs March 17-20, 2018, in Washington, D.C. It gives pest management professionals, manufacturers and distributors an opportunity to visit Capitol Hill to meet with state representatives about legislation and regulations that affect... Read more»
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Senators resurrect mosquito management funding bill

July 7, 2017 By
This spring, Sens. Angus King (I-Maine), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) introduced the Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health (SMASH) Act, which is similar to a bill Sens. King, Nelson and Burr introduced last... Read more»
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