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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»
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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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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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Is your food plant program FSMA-compliant?

June 22, 2017 By
McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., and serving Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio and Wisconsin, is generating awareness on ways food facilities can build an effective pest management program that will comply under the Food Safety... Read more»
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Q&A: Columbus Pest Control’s Alonzo sheds light on industry legislation

March 28, 2017 By
This month, our question-and-answer session features Lonnie Alonso, president of Columbus Pest Control in Columbus, Ohio. Alonso, a second-generation pest management professional (PMP), has actively worked with state and local legislators for years. 1. How has your involvement with your... Read more»
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Legislative Day 2017: EPA introduces pollutant discharge legislation

March 9, 2017 By
One issue certain to be a hot topic at the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Legislative Day event, which will take place March 12-14 in Washington, are two newly introduced bills about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Pollutant... 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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