April 19, 2021
NSPE’s Government Relations staff is excited to announce the Top Advocates for April, who are being recognized for their March activity. Eight members achieved this top status by consistently participating in the NSPE Advocacy Center campaigns during the month of March.
February 26, 2021
In a letter to the Biden administration, NSPE urged the development of common-sense climate change mitigation policies and swift investment in the nation’s infrastructure, among other recommendations. When responding to climate change, the letter said, the administration should be cautious of overreach that could trigger unintended consequences, especially for the economy.
February 2, 2021
As industry and government accelerate the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles, NSPE is once again standing for public safety.
December 17, 2020
NSPE’s Government Relations staff has released its year-end report—By the Numbers—a semi-deep dive into how advocacy campaigns performed, which issues staff tracked and how often, and which members of Congress were most and least supportive of NSPE issues.
September 22, 2020
In a letter to the editor published in the Oklahoman on September 22, NSPE President Tricia Hatley, P.E., F.NSPE, challenged an opinion piece that advocates making temporary licensing deregulation permanent—measures that were enacted in response to the COVID pandemic.
September 3, 2020
A new policy guide from NSPE has added the professional engineer’s voice to the growing conversation around the safe development and deployment of emerging technologies. The guide’s safety recommendations begin with the premise that the public’s interests are best served when licensed professional engineers oversee the design, development, and/or deployment of emerging technologies.
June 26, 2020
NSPE and the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers are pressing Governor Brian Kemp to veto a bill that would undermine the PE license by creating a separate licensing system for structural engineers.
June 2, 2020
The National Society of Professional Engineers deplores the injustice within our society that led to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. We also condemn the violence it has in some places provoked. Racism in any form is not acceptable. To this end, I would remind all members that basic human decency and the NSPE Code of Ethics demand that “Engineers shall treat all persons with dignity, respect, fairness and without discrimination.”
April 9, 2020
NSPE President David Martini, P.E., F.NSPE, is urging Congress to include professional associations, like NSPE, in relief funding for small businesses. In a letter to House and Senate lawmakers, Martini urged the lawmakers to make Section 501(c)(6) organizations eligible for certain economic relief opportunities under the CARES Act, such as the Paycheck Protection Program.
April 2, 2020
NSPE continues to sound the alarm on how the lack of regulation for autonomous vehicles can put the public at risk.