Join us for PHCC of California’s Day at the Capitol – January 18, 2017

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TAKE ACTION – JOIN YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS PHCC OF CALIFORNIA DAY AT THE CAPITOL January 18, 2017  The Elks Tower   Registration at 8:00 AM Speakers, Awards & Luncheon ~ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PHCC Group Picture on the Capitol Steps ~ 12:30 PM Visits with Legislators ~ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Cocktails & Debriefing ~ 4:00 – …

The Riso Report – Election Wrap Up

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2016 Election Wrap-Up in a Word….WOW The traditional political/pollster minds were not only challenged in Tuesday’s elections, they were up-ended. We all know by now: Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. Republicans will continue to control both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate (though some races are still too close …

The Riso Report, by Mark Riso, VP of Government Relations, PHCC National

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Who will control Congress …and what does that mean for you? By Mark Riso, VP of Legislative Affairs With all eyes focused on the general election next week, we need to understand the impact Nov. 8 will have not just on who controls the House and Senate moving forward but on what the 114th Congress considers for the remainder of …

NAPHCC Change for Change – A Letter from Hunter Botto, PHCC PAC Co-Chair

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June 17, 2016 From the Desk of Hunter Botto (PHCC-PAC Co-Chairman) Botto Brothers Plumbing & Heating Hicksville, New York Good afternoon, My name is Hunter Botto and I would like to introduce myself as a new member of PHCC’s Government Relations team. I would like to ask that you contribute to our “Change for Change” program to support our lobbying …

The Riso Report, by Mark Riso, VP of PHCC National Government Relations

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Congress completed the first half of the 114th Congress last week and went out of session for the rest of 2015…having passed a budget (and signed by the President) that should begin to make people more confident in the budget system on Capitol Hill…and getting back to the way Congress used to conduct its business – let me explain. In …

The Riso Report – November 20, 2015

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November 20, 2015 “One of the most important things PHCC does is to represent our member’s best interests on Capitol Hill and we are recognized there as a key player now” Mark Giebelhaus (President, Marlin Mechanical Corporation – Phoenix, AZ) PHCC Government Relations Committee Chairman Mark Giebelhaus is a Past National President and Chairman of PHCC’s Government Relations Committee – …

PHCC National Weekly Report by Gerry Kennedy, EVP

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New Proposed DOE Gas Furnace Efficiency Standards.  This week the U.S. Department of Energy announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Non-Weatherized Gas Furnaces and Mobile Home Gas Furnaces.  A public meeting will be held March 26th in Washington D.C. to explain the proposed rulemaking and take comments from the public.  PHCC Vice President of Technical and Code Services, …

PHCC ACTION ALERT: Tell Your House Representative to Vote Yes on HR 636

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Tell Your Member of the House of Representatives to VOTE YES on HR 636  The US House of Representatives will vote early Friday (2/13/15) morning on HR 636. This vital legislation would restore the small business expensing—sometimes called Section 179 expensing. HERE’S WHY IT’S IMPORTANT: Small business expensing allows business owners to immediately deduct the cost of a qualified investment …

Tell Congress Your Story

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Registration is open for PHCC National’s 2015 Legislative Conference, taking place April 22-23.  Take the time to come to Washington, DC and advocate with colleagues on issues impacting the industry, your families, and your communities.  The only way to responsibly develop national policy is with open communication from the American people and Capitol Hill.  Please see link here to register …