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Home Builders Raise Affordability ConcernsJohn Serrano Jan 2019

Home Builders Raise Affordability Concerns

Despite growth in overall housing starts, single-family starts fell 4.6 percent to 824,000. According to NAHB, “single-family production has now dropped for the third straight month. Meanwhile, multifamily starts—which include apartment buildings and condos—rose 22.4 percent to 432,000.

Leadership in the 116th CongressJohn Serrano Jan 2019

Leadership in the 116th Congress

As with every new Congress, the leadership has changed.  Now is the time to get acquainted with t

Government Shutdown and Impact on EPAJohn Serrano Jan 2019

Government Shutdown and Impact on EPA

The newly minted House majority passed two bills last Thursday to enact new funding levels at EPA, and other agencies that shut down in December. The legislation would give the EPA $8.8 billion, a bump from the proposed FY19 budget.

President Trump Formally Nominates Wheeler to Lead EPAJohn Serrano Jan 2019

President Trump Formally Nominates Wheeler to Lead EPA

President Trump has officially nominated Andrew Wheeler to serve as administrator of the Environm

John Serrano Dec 2018

US: China Has Until March 1 to Avoid New Tariffs

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said if a trade deal with China hasn't been agreed to b

import export legislation
Susan Wade Dec 2018

USMCA is a Win for US Businesses and American Workers

The Vinyl Institute strongly supports the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urges implementation.