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ACMA Special Report: 2014 Midterm Elections

The elections on November 4, 2014 were a game changer. The balance of power in Washington has shifted and consequently the legislative outlook for the business community has changed dramatically. In 2015, Congress must address issues like spending, taxes, immigration and infrastructure. ACMA will be your voice in Washington on all of them.

Read ACMA’s special report discussing the results and impacts of the 2014 Midterms to learn more.

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Five easy steps to help Build it Better

    1. Prepare a short cover note explaining that one or more of the above issues are important to your business, and asking your Representative and Senators to contact ACMA's legislative affairs department at 703.525.0511 for more information.
    2. Download ACMA's comments or advocacy document (above).
    3. Visit Contacting the Congress to obtain the contact information for your congressional offices.
    4. Fax your cover note and the advocacy document to the offices of your Representative and Senators.
    5. IMPORTANT - Also email a scanned copy of your correspondence to gov.affairs@acmanet.org, so ACMA staff can contact your congressional office to follow-up on your correspondence with them.

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As the strong and unified voice of the industry, ACMA works to further the best interests of the composites industry in all available forums and to represent its membership to lawmakers, regulators and the general public. Our strong government affairs team lobbies vigorously at the federal, state and local levels on issues that make a difference to you and the success of your business.

As the composites industry’s largest and most influential trade group, ACMA recognizes that one of its key responsibilities is to facilitate communication between our members and public policy makers on Capitol Hill and in agencies such as EPA and OSHA. The association consistently seeks to proactively and positively affect regulatory and legislative outcomes. It also pushes back against problematic governmental actions.

ACMA offers its members access to resources and programs that will enable them to form enduring, positive relationships with their Members of Congress. At the same time, it provides a framework for coordinated advocacy efforts, enabling the composites industry to speak with a strong, unified voice.