Mark Riso Public Policy Professional

The Riso Report: ACCA, the US Senate and 529 Savings Plans

This post was originally published on this site ACCA Urges US Senate to Expand 529 Savings Plans – Supports Licensing and Certification Expansion to Benefit all Contractors During the August Congressional recess, the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) was very active lobbying on Capitol Hill on an issue that benefits all contractors – plumbers, […]

Department of Labor Issues Association Retirement Plan Rule

This post was originally published on this site July 30, 2019, Washington, D.C. —On Monday, July 29, the US Department of Labor issued the final rule regarding Association Retirement Plans (ARP) – to help small businesses. “The purpose of this rule and the reason we wrote this rule is because there are a lot of smaller employers in particular […]

ACCA Joins Trump in Pledge to Workers

This post was originally published on this site The leadership of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) – ACCA Chairman Eric Knaak (Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.), Barton James (ACCA President), and Todd Washam (ACCA Vice President of Government Affairs), joined with President Trump yesterday at the White House – to celebrate the Pledge to […]

The Riso Report

This post was originally published on this site (Editor’s note: For over 30 years, Mark Riso has worked in legislative, regulatory and political processes at national, state and local levels. We welcome Mark as a new contributor to Contracting Business.) Trump Administration Issues Climate Change Guidance for Federal Agencies:  The White House Council on Environmental Quality issued its […]