The U.S. House of Representatives has approved H.R. 985 by a vote of 355 to 38.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved H.R. 985 by a vote of 355 to 38.
November 15, 2016 10:00 AM CST

House Approves H.R. 985

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The U.S. House of Representatives has approved H.R. 985, the Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education and Promotion Act of 2015 by a vote of 355 to 38.

The Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education and Promotion Act of 2015 would help the industry by enabling it to effectively invest in itself (without government financial assistance), reinvigorate the economy and expand American jobs.

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) would like to thank everyone who contacted their Representatives about this important industry issue. Our voices have been heard!

Stay tuned for more information regarding S.1524, the Senate companion bill, in the near future.

Please visit www.masoncontractors.org/positions/concrete-masonry-checkoff for additional information.


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he Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials. Visit www.masoncontractors.org to learn more.

 

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