Issues and Advocacy

How can I help? NSPE is working hard, at every level of government, to support issues vital to our profession.  But only by speaking with a single voice can we make sure our message is heard. Take action now by joining our effort to build a strong foundation for the future of engineering.

  • Latest News
    Check out the latest legislative and regulatory developments affecting professional engineers. NSPE’s proactive advocacy efforts address the latest, most pertinent issues to the profession that are pending before Congress and state legislatures. Stay up-to-date on federal and state bills and rulemakings. Don’t miss out! »
  • Legislative Action Center
    Through the resources available at the Legislative Action Center, NSPE members are able to identify and contact their federal, state, and local elected officials about issues important to them as professional engineers. Check out the latest Legislative Action Center alerts and tracked bills of interest today! »
    By ensuring that our representatives in Washington make wise choices on legislative issues, NSPE's political action committee helps build a better future for the engineering profession. »
  • Position Statements
    NSPE's official statements, approved by the NSPE Board of Directors, on infrastructure, competitiveness, design/build in the public sector, hazardous waste management, water resources, and wetlands protection. Read NSPE position statements. »
  • PE Legislators
    Professional engineers are impacting policy at all levels of government. Learn about PEs who became legislators and their experiences, and gain insights into how NSPE members can advocate for the profession. Included in this section are helpful advocacy training tips. »