- energy/nuclear: lobbied on possible senate legislation regarding nwp12 - nwp 12 is a general permit under the clean water act that authorizes discharges associated with the construction, maintenance, repair, and removal of utility lines and associated facilities, including oil and gas pipelines, electric transmission and collection lines, telephone, cable tv and internet cables, and the like. no bill number.
- budget/appropriations: s. 4049/ hr 6395 - national defense authorization act of 2020 - to authorize appropriates for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the department of defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the department of energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year. lobbied against industry recognized apprenticeship programs being applicable to the construction industry and for the inclusion of local hire preference language. ; ; hr 2 - invest in america act - a bill to authorize funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. lobbied on the inclusion of davis bacon coverage and corrosion prevention standards for bridges.; ; hr 748 - the cares act. a bill providing appropriations and other public policy to address the covid-19 pandemic. lobbied on the inclusion of multiemployer pension relief, eligibility of 501(c)(5)s for ppp loans, cobra subsidies, fmla, paid sick leave, unemployment insurance and prevailing wage coverage. ; ; lobbied for increased infrastructure spending and inclusion of prevailing wage and workforce development in an upcoming infrastructure bill. no bill number. ; ; h.r. 6764. put our neighbors to work act. a bill to amend title 10, united states code, to improve congressional oversight and public transparency of military construction contract awards, and for other purposes. bill in full. ; ; h.r. 2. moving forward act. a $1.5 trillion bill that will rebuild american infrastructure; roads, bridges, and transit systems, but also our schools, housing, broadband access. lobbied for inclusion of labor standards, especially prevailing wage. ; ; h.r. 266. the paycheck protection program and health care enhancement act. lobbied for inclusion of prevailing wage. ; ; hr 6800. heroes act. a bill providing appropriations and other public policy to address the covid-19 pandemic. lobbied on the inclusion of multiemployer pension relief, eligibility of 501(c)(5)s for ppp loans, cobra subsidies, a front-line workers relief fund, osha emergency temporary standard, unemployment insurance, port authority of ny and nj funding, infrastructure funding, prevailing wage coverage, restoration of american manufacturing, and state and local government funding. ; ; h.r. 6559. the covid-19 every worker protection act of 2019. a bill to require; osha to issue an emergency temporary standard, based on cdc guidance, to protect all; workers from exposure to covid-19 in the workplace. bill in full. ; ; h.r. 6514. the worker health coverage protection act. a bill to provide premium assistance for cobra continuation coverage and furloughed continuation coverage for individuals and their families during the covid-19 emergency period and 180-days thereafter, and for other purposes. bill in full. ; ; h.r. 7516. clean energy innovation and deployment act (ceida). requires u.s. electricity producers to fully eliminate their net carbon emissions by 2050 and provide assistance to current fossil-fuel energy workers to help them find new jobs in a clean-energy economy. bill in full. ; ; h.r. 2210. the invest in america act. a bill to repeal the foreign investment in real property tax act (firpta). bill in full. ; ; s 2657. american energy innovation act. lobbied for inclusion of pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs as well as prevailing wage coverage. ; ; h.r. 6422. national infrastructure bank act of 2020. a bill to facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a national infrastructure bank, and for other purposes. bill in full. ; ; no bill number. the water resources development act of 2020. lobbied for inclusion of corrosion prevention standards and apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship training programs. ; ; no bill number. lobbied for changes to the workforce opportunity tax credit to increase minority employment in the construction industry. ; ; no bill number. lobbied on gao study regarding worker misclassification and prevailing wage requirements on us army corps of engineers projects. ; ; s. 2302 - america's transportation infrastructure act of 2019 - a bill to amend title 23, united states code, to authorize funds for federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs. entire bill. ; ; s. 3591 - america's water infrastructure act of 2020 - a bill to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the united states, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to provide for water pollution control activities. entire bill. ; ; s. 3590 - drinking water infrastructure act of 2020 - a bill to amend the safe drinking water act to reauthorize certain provisions. entire bill. ; ; lobbied for increased broadband infrastructure spending and inclusion of prevailing wage and workforce development in any upcoming broadband infrastructure bill. no bill number. ; ; national environmental policy act regulations - general education regarding nepa that would affect permitting, construction, and land management for infrastructure projects. no bill number.
- labor issues/antitrust/workplace: general advocacy on worker misclassification issues within the construction industry. no bill.; ; general advocacy in support of registered apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship and labor management models like those prevalent in the construction industry. no bill.; ; general advocacy for proper inclusion of provisions that allow for davis-bacon coverage within the context of infrastructure investment. no bill.; ; hr 5748 - jobs, on-the-job "earn-while-you-learn" training, and apprenticeships for young african-americans act - to rebuild the nation's crumbling infrastructure, transportation systems, technology and computer networks, and energy distribution systems, by strongly and urgently encouraging the immediate recruitment, employment, and on-the-job "earn as you learn" training of young african americans who throughout history experience higher unemployment rates than any other race, which is a national crisis. entire bill. ; ; hr 6032 - transportation workforce centers for excellence act - to direct the secretary of transportation to designate certain consortia as community and technical college centers of excellence in transportation workforce training. entire bill. ; ; hr 6156 - transportation workforce investment act of 2020 - to develop and improve the transportation workforce. entire bill.