Government Affairs News

Status of Healthcare Last week the Senate failed to pass the "skinny" repeal of Obamacare. 8/3/2017 Tax Reform Update The group plans to release the full details for legislation next month with President Trump claiming that the reforms will be “the biggest in our country’s history.” 8/3/2017 NAED Tax Reform Comments NAED recently sent comments to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam on comprehensive tax reform. 5/18/2017 Issue Alert: Dodd-Frank Last week House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) introduced and held a hearing on the Financial CHOICE Act which will repeal parts of Dodd-Frank. 5/4/2017 NAED Pleased To See Repeal Of Estate Tax NAED has been a long time opponent of the federal estate tax, often referred to as the death tax, and is pleased to see repeal of the death tax listed among the principles for tax reform released this week by the White House. The majority of NAED mem 4/28/2017 NAED Announces 2017 “Light Up the Hill” Initiative for Death Tax Repeal NAED announced its 2017 “Light Up the Hill” initiative to repeal the federal estate tax. 1/27/2017 Overtime Regulations Update The new overtime regulations take effect December 1, 2016. An NAED backed suit against the Department of Labor could stop the new regulations from going into effect while the issue is litigated. 11/22/2016 NAED Supports New Jersey in Repealing State Estate Tax NAED applauds Governor Chris Christie for signing a bill to phase out the New Jersey estate tax. 10/18/2016 DOT Proposes Changes to Estate Tax Valuations NAED is opposing new proposed rules by the Treasury Department that would increase the estate tax on electrical distributors. 10/14/2016 2016 NAED Weekly Election Update: Episode 1 The first episode in NAED's Weekly Election Update takes an up-close look at the first U.S. Presidential Debate. 9/30/2016 Estate Tax Burden We need your help mobilizing the industry in opposing the Department of Treasury’s proposed changes that will negatively impact electrical distributors. 9/29/2016 The State of Energy Legislation in Congress Both the House and Senate passed energy reform legislation this year. Both houses must now meet in a committee of conference to reconcile differences in the bills. 7/29/2016 House Releases Blueprint Tax Reform Plan Republicans recently released a comprehensive tax reform blueprint. The proposal would lower tax rates, broaden the tax base; and simplify the tax code. 7/29/2016 Writing Letters to the Editor and Op-Eds Writing Letters to the Editor and Op-Eds 4/23/2013 Spotlight Legislation: Metal Theft Prevention Act Spotlight Legislation: Metal Theft Prevention Act 4/23/2013