BMJ Stone
Echelon Masonry
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.

Regulation/Agency Rulemaking


House Republicans, specifically the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, spent much of 2011 attacking the federal agencies for their overbearing and unnecessary rulemaking and regulations. Chairman Darrell Issa scheduled over 160 oversight hearings, where federal agencies were brought in to testify on their new rules and regulations and their impact on the economy and businesses.

We expect House Republicans to continue to make this an issue in 2012 as many pieces of legislation will be introduced, debated, and passed as messaging bills during the 2012 Presidential election season. The economy and unemployment rate will be the key issue in this election and House Republicans will want to keep the Obama Administration's actions on this front in the limelight.


MCAA representatives have played a role in some of these committee hearings and this will continue to be a great opportunity for MCAA to testify on harmful DOL/OSHA regulations and rulemakings.

Letters to Congress

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Michael Sutter
Sutter Masonry, Inc.
MCAA member since 1995

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