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Department of Labor Rescinds Several Obama-Era Regulations

July 26, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) notified a U.S. federal circuit court on June 2 that it intends to rescind the “persuader” rule, and asked that the pending court case … Read More

NLBMDA Congress and White House Tackle Regulatory Reform

June 22, 2017

Bemoaning regulatory overreach during the Obama administration, congressional Republicans and the Trump administration have worked quickly to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens on businesses. President Trump has also issued a series … Read More

NLBMDA Monitoring U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Dispute

April 18, 2017

This month, the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) may make a countervailing duty order adding additional fees to the cost of softwood lumber imported into the U.S. from Canada. … Read More

NLBMDA Members Prepare for Capitol Hill Visits

March 24, 2017

NLMBDA will be hosting the 2017 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, March 27–29, 2017, at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. As part of the meeting, on March 28, … Read More

Tax Reform Talk Heats Up Inside the Beltway

February 20, 2017

As talk heats up in Washington, D.C. on the items that are part of President Donald Trump’s agenda, there appears to be interest in taking action this year in reforming … Read More

NLBMDA Releases 2017 National Policy Agenda

January 5, 2017

NLBMDA NLBMDA has finalized its National Policy Agenda for 2017 as the 115th Congress begins and Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United … Read More

What to Expect in Washington for 2017

December 6, 2016

With the elections behind us, and Congress finishing up work for the year, attention is turning to what to expect with a new president and a new Congress in 2017. … Read More

Make Your Industry’s Voice Heard by Voting

November 2, 2016

You could be forgiven for wanting Election Day to get here already. Perhaps you are tired of all the election news coverage and seeing political TV ads where one candidate … Read More

Status of Controversial Persuader Rule Remains in Limbo

September 1, 2016

On June 27, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule, thereby halting the … Read More

Overtime Rule Presents Challenges and Questions for Dealers

July 28, 2016

On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that will dramatically increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay. The rule increases the salary level … Read More