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September 19, 2011

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden attended an Afterschool Alliance congressional briefing on "21st Century Community Learning Centers: Improving STEM Education during Out-of-School Time." Speakers included Time Warner Cable Vice President of External Affairs and Policy Counselor Fernando Laguarda, who discussed Time Warner's Connect a Mill

September 8, 2011

August 19, 2011

The Council on Federal Procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services is hosting a Federal Markets Conference on Thursday, September 22, in Washington, D.C.

August 12, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology named Steven L. McCabe, P.E., Deputy Director of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. McCabe holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an M.S. in mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics from Colorado State University and a Ph.D.

August 9, 2011

Shortly before the House adjourned for August recess, Reps. Judy Biggert (R-IL-13) and Rush Holt (D-NJ-12) introduced a resolution (H.R. 378) advocating the inclusion of science education in the accountability system set forth in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

August 5, 2011

The NSPE Board of Directors approved revisions to the Nuclear Electric Power position statement. The statement now reflects NSPE's position that professional engineers should be required to have direct supervision over all engineering design, operations, and maintenance decisions at nuclear power plants. Read more about NSPE's positions on important issues here.

July 26, 2011

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations attended a National Association of Business PACs discussion with Federal Election Commission Chair Cynthia Bauerly. NSPE is a member of NABPAC, an association that provides information on legal trends and best practices in political action committees.

July 19, 2011

July 15, 2011

The NSPE Legislative and Governmental Affairs Committee met at the Annual Meeting in Las Vegas to discuss the committee's goals for the coming year and determine NSPE's primary public policy agenda for 2011–12. Based on committee discussions and a recent survey of NSPE members, NSPE will focus on the following federal issues:

May 26, 2011

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden represented NSPE at events in conjunction with High-Performance Building Week, sponsored by the High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition.

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