Tag Archives: Legislation

House Passes “Sue and Settle” Bill

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that locks in reforms to so-called “sue and settle” procedures for government regulations, which are often used to bypass the normal regulatory process. The bill was strongly supported by the … Continue reading

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Bird-Friendly Legislation Introduced on Local and National Levels

A New Jersey assemblyman has introduced a bill that would require certain buildings in Hackensack Meadowlands to use bird-friendly glass or other design techniques to reduce bird collisions. A related bill on the federal level has also been re-introduced after … Continue reading

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House Passes Construction Education Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed Perkins Act legislation, which addresses the construction workforce shortage. “The fact an overwhelming and bipartisan majority of the House approved this new career and technical education legislation is a clear sign that … Continue reading

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GANA Adding Task Group on Government Outreach

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) is looking to teach the government something about glass. At its fall conference in Kansas City, Mo., the association’s Protective Glazing Council voted to set up a task group focused on government affairs … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Association Focused on Public Policy and Legislation

Legislation and regulatory codes continue to impact manufacturers of glazing and fenestration systems, but one industry organization has ensured that its voice is being heard in the law- and rule-making process. The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is holding … Continue reading

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