19th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Policy Forum

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19th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Policy Forum

By: McKenzie Bradford, NARC Intern Last week, large crowds flowed continuously through Capitol Hill’s Cannon House Office Building for the 19th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Policy Forum. The event featured a total of nine panels in which speakers exemplified the breadth of renewable energy and energy efficiency companies and organizations…

Press Release: NARC Elects 2016-2017 Leadership

Washington, DC (July 14, 2016): The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) recently celebrated its 50th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Salt Lake City, Utah and elected its 2016-2017 leadership. For over 50 years, NARC has served as a national voice for a regional approach to problem solving through cooperative action across the boundaries of individual local…

Press Release: NARC Celebrates Regional Leadership and Excellence

Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2016) – The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) presented its 2016 General Achievement and Leadership Awards at its 50th Annual Conference and Exhibition Gala Dinner in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 28th. Unique to this year, NARC created a story map to invite you to learn more about each award…

NARC Calls on Senate Leaders to Consider S 2848

Last week, NARC joined with other local government organizations calling on Senate leaders to bring up the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) S 2848 for debate this summer.  The $9 billion bill authorizes flood protection, navigation and ecosystem restoration projects under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was adopted by a Senate panel last…

DOL’s Highly Anticipated & Controversial Overtime Pay Rule

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its highly anticipated and controversial overtime pay rule which will go into effect on December 1, 2016. DOL last updated the regulations in 2004. The new rule focuses primarily in updating salary and compensation levels needed for executive, administrative, and professional employees to be exempt from…

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