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ACE Legislative Events

Published on 15-May-18

As part of the Alliance for Construction Excellence (ACE), Chapter staff and members represented NECA at this year’s Virginia and Maryland legislative receptions and dinners. The reception for Virginia legislators was held on January 10th at The Commonwealth in Richmond. The Virginia legislative dinner was also held at The Commonwealth on January 16th. Legislative guests included: Senator Frank Wagner (R), Senator Barbara Favola (D), and Delegate Ken Plum (D).

The reception and dinner for Maryland legislators, many of whom are on the Senate Finance Committee and the House Economic Matters Committee, was held on February 6th at Osteria 177 Restaurant in Annapolis, Maryland. Issues of ACE’s interest were discussed with many legislators and their staffs during the receptions and dinner.

ACE sponsored its first District of Columbia (DC) Council Lobby Day event on March 14, 2018 in Washington, DC at the Wilson Building. During the event, ACE representatives met with legislators and legislative staff: Council Chairman, Phil Mendelson; Council Members - Kenyan McDuffie, Brandon Todd, Robert White, Anita Bonds; and legislative staff of Council Members, Vincent Gray and David Grosso. The event was highlighted by the visit of Mayor Muriel Bowser

The reception and dinner for Maryland legislators, many of whom
are on the Senate Finance Committee and the House Economic Matters
Committee, was held on February 6th at Osteria 177 Restaurant in
Annapolis, Maryland. Issues of ACE’s interest were discussed with
many legislators and their staffs during the receptions and dinner.