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August 29, 2012

By Ben Gann, director of legislative affairs, NLBMDA

On Aug. 2, by a 19-5 vote, the Senate Committee on Finance approved legislation to continue dozens of expired or soon-to-expire tax breaks known as “tax extenders” through 2013, including the residential energy efficiency (25C) tax credit. The proposal was not supported by five of the committee’s 11 Republicans.

August 29, 2012

Rallying the troops during the Ace Fall Convention and Exhibits, chairman Dave Ziegler showed the early morning general session audience a video clip of Ace COO John Venhuizen wielding a Home Channel News magazine.

In the magazine was a quote from a Home Depot executive about leading the industry in convenience and service. Venhuizen responded by channeling defiant former NRA spokesman Charlton Heston: Ace will relinquish the title of most convenient “when they can peel it out of our cold dead hands.”

December 5, 2010

If all politics are local, Sarah Palin was by all measures the local girl up...

September 6, 2010

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has hired Thomas Sullivan to represent...

June 22, 2010

Former Mississippi Senator Trent Lott will deliver the keynote address at the ProDealer Industry Summit at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 13 to 15

Former Mississippi Senator Trent Lott will deliver the keynote address at the ProDealer Industry Summit at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 13 to 15.

Following in the footsteps of such speakers as Newt Gingrich and Pat Buchanan, Lott will bring stories from the front lines of American politics to the Summit, which is hosted jointly by the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and Home Channel News.