September 18, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) came out in support of reform of the National Labor Relations Board. 

RILA VP government affairs Kelly Kolb issued a statement in support in response to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN) introducing the NLRB Reform Act to the United States Senate. 

January 9, 2014

The 2014 Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference, hosted by the Window & Door Manufacturers Association and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association, will in include a presentation by Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). 

The conference takes place March 31-April 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Arlington, Va. It will include education, networking and the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill and lobby lawmakers. 

December 10, 2013

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Like most of us, Alan Clark worries about the direction of legislation and politics. Like few of us, he got himself elected to the Arkansas state senate.

Clark, the VP and chief operating officer of two-unit Clark Lumber Co. in Hot Springs, Ark., is also the state’s senator for the 13th district. He was part of a wave of recent Republican party victories in Bill Clinton’s backyard. Clark’s legislative class has the first Republican majority in the Arkansas state legislature in 138 years.

February 12, 2013

Senator Angus King of Maine has been added to the NLBMDA's lineup for its Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference.

March 1, 2012

U.S. Senator Mark Udall (D-Colorado) commended Denver Lumber for stocking and selling beetle-killed lumber for construction -- and called on home builders and other lumber distributors to do the same. 

"Denver Lumber is filling a much-needed niche in Colorado by supplying beetle-killed wood to home builders,” Udall said in a statement. “I applaud their leadership in putting beetle kill to use and supporting rural economies that depend on our forests." 

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