Category Archives: Advocacy

ACEC National Action Alert – Export-Import Bank

ACEC Member: The Council is working with coalition allies to support a bipartisan effort in the House of Representatives and the Senate to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. To support this effort, ACEC members are asked to contact their Representative and Senators today and urge them to bring the Export-Import bills to a vote.  The goal

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Rick Larsen Town Hall Meetings

For ACEC Members in the 2nd Congressional District, Congressman Rick Larsen is hosting some town hall meetings at the end of March – early April. If you can’t make it to ACEC’s National Convention and Legislative Summit, here’s a chance to let Larsen know the issues of the design industry. Meetings: Orcas Island – Sunday,

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B&O Tax Increase on Service Businesses

House Democrats and Governor Inslee propose to permanently extend the 20% percent temporary B&O tax increase on service businesses                Last week, the House Democratic Caucus announced its plan to raise a variety of business taxes by $1.3 billion next biennium.  The House Finance Committee last evening announced it plans to hold a hearing on

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Oregon Changes CPD Requirements

The Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (OSBEELS) has changed their policies regarding Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. For our members that perform work in Oregon, the state now requires each course taken for CPD must have proof of completion. Oregon requires 30 hours of CPD per renewal cycle, which is

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