PMI Legislative Forums & Fly-Ins

PMI Virtual Legislative Forum

June 24, 2020

This important advocacy and government affairs event for all PMI members featured several key sessions:

  • “Eye on Housing,” an economic analysis and forecast on the impact of the pandemic on home and apartment building from Robert Dietz, chief economist and senior vice president for economics and housing policy, National Association of Home Builders
  • “View from the Hill,” with Ed Mortimer, VP of Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • “Future of Trade in the Wake of COVID-19” covering supply chain challenges, United States-China tariffs, and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), with trade lawyer Nicole Bivens Collinson
  • “Outreach to Congress: Take Action and Urge Lawmakers to Support Robust Infrastructure Package” – how PMI members can advocate for the industry going forward

PMI California Legislative Forum and Fly-In

PMI members and staff gather at the California capital each year to meet with California legislators and regulators on issues pertaining to plumbing, water, and public health and safety. Agencies generally meeting with the PMI delegation include the California Building Standards Commission, California Department of Housing and Community Development, California Department of Water Resources, and California Energy Commission. Legislative staff interested in industry-related bills often welcome PMI members as well.

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