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.

  • 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. »
  • Legislative Action 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! »
    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. »
  • Position 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. »
  • Professional Policies
    Consist of statements of policy, statements of philosophy, and statements of opinion that provide the policy of NSPE in matters pertaining to the professional practice of engineering. »
  • 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. »
  • 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. »