ASA’s Government Affairs Committee presented its recommended 2008 Legislative Agenda to the ASA Board of Directors at the recent Winter Meeting. “We put together an aggressive,” shares Don Robertson, Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee. “The coming year is significant in many ways and it was important to provide our members a clear agenda, addressing the issues that can have the greatest impact on our industry. I believe we were successful.”
There are four major areas in which ASA will focus its efforts this year: taxes; labor management; workplace health & safety; and environment, water conservation and energy efficiency. Below is a list of specific issues and ASA’s position on each:
For more information on ASA’s advocacy efforts on behalf of its members, visit us at www.asa.net.