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.

  • NSPE Advocacy Center
    Identify and contact your federal, state, and local elected officials about issues important to you as a professional engineer. Check out the latest alerts and tracked bills of interest today! »
  • Action on Issues
    Get the background on a variety of issues important to professional engineers. See where NSPE stands and find related information, such as articles, position statements, and other resources. »
  • Latest News
    Check out the latest legislative and regulatory developments affecting professional engineers. Stay up-to-date on federal and state bills and rulemakings. »
  • Reports on State PE Laws and Rules
    NSPE is providing these resources so NSPE members, state societies, the broader engineering community, and the public can better understand the laws and regulations that define the issues that affect the professional engineer. »
  • Advocacy Tools
    NSPE is excited to announce three new advocacy and outreach tools for promoting professional engineers and the issues of importance to PEs and the profession as a whole. »
  • State Watch
    This page has been setup to assist state societies with the latest threats to licensure developments in your state. Check out the latest alerts and tracked bills of interest today! »
  • PE Legislators
    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. »
  • Professional Policies and Statements
    NSPE's official statements on issues such as infrastructure, competitiveness, design/build in the public sector, hazardous waste management, water resources, and wetlands protection. »
    By ensuring that our representatives in Washington make wise choices on legislative issues, the NSPE Political Action Committee helps build a better future for the profession. »
  • NSPE Legal Fund
    To assert and protect the interests of the professional engineer, NSPE’s Legal Fund provides financial assistance in key legal cases that significantly impact the engineering profession. »
  • Protect the PE Fund
    With your generous support, NSPE can successfully advocate for the protection of engineering licensure and against efforts to undermine the value of the PE license, as well as many other issues. »
  • NSPE Life Member Contribution
    With your generous support today NSPE can continue investing in a strong foundation for the future of professional engineering. »