For Immediate Release:

January 17, 2023

Contact: NLBMDA

NLBMDA Releases 2023 National Policy Agenda

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] - The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) released today the 2023 National Policy Agenda, a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2023, which outlines important policy priorities for the lumber and building material industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation across the U.S. economy.

“NLBMDA members are essential to the national supply chain for building and residential construction,” said Jonathan Paine, President & CEO of NLBMDA. “Our policy agenda highlights areas for Congress and the White House to collaborate and implement meaningful policy that will allow small businesses to thrive while strengthening the U.S. economy with new jobs and affordable housing options for Americans in every part of the country.”

The NLBMDA National Policy Agenda is divided into eight policy areas:

  • Housing & Construction
  • Tax & Economic Policy
  • Legal Reform & Consumer Protection
  • Workforce Policy
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • Product Supply & Trade
  • Energy
  • Transportation & Fleet Safety

To access the 2023 National Policy Agenda, click here.


The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is the recognized voice and resource of the Lumber and Building Material industry to federal legislators and regulatory agencies in Washington DC. NLBMDA provides its members the resources and education to comply with federal laws, codes and regulations. NLBMDA identifies challenges and growth opportunities to the industry and collaborates with its Federateds to develop solutions that require national implementation. Visit us at to learn more. 
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