As a member of the Electrical Association, you have a unique opportunity to share your voice on legislative or regulatory issues that impact the electrical industry. 

This year’s initiatives include…

  • Duty to Defend – prohibiting general contractors from requiring the subcontractors to pay the general's attorney fees via contract when the general contractor is at fault.

  • Conservation Improvement Program / ECO – making certain energy efficiency rebates remain available statewide and also supporting the movement toward strategic electrification.

  • Residential Solar - Exploring smart ways to prevent residential solar fraud, while keeping your credentialing stratightforward.

  • Load Management Inspections - Working with MREA to explore ways to keep load management programs cost-effective.


How can you help and stay involved?


  DONATE TO THE ELECTRICAL ASSOCIATION PAC
Your donation to the PAC as well as any grassroots efforts you participate in, helps bring our legislative issues to the forefront of legislators’ attention.  The Electrical Association is fortunate to have a strong lobbying force and excellent reputation on Capitol Hill.  Your contribution to our lobbying efforts will be part of the driving force making changes to help your business thrive!
  A donation of $50 or $100 helps bring attention to our Association and legislation that affects small business.  Please make the investment today! Send your cash or personal check donation to: TEC-PAC, c/o Electrical Association, 3100 Humboldt Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55408

TALK TO YOUR CONGRESSPERSON OR STATE SENATOR

To reach your local congressperson or state senator and voice your opinion on these issues, click on the link above to find your legislatures contact information.  If you plan to meet with your state legislator, use this helpful article to prepare yourself for the meeting.

TESTIFY BEFORE THE HOUSE AND/OR SENATE
If you’d be willing to testify before the House and/or Senate on the issues that are important to you, email us or call us at 612-827-6117 or 800-829-6117

JOIN THE GOVERNMENT ACTION COMMITTEE
The Electrical Association's Government Action Committee meets regularly to discuss legislative priories and positions to be taken on current issues.  The Committee works closely with the Association's contract lobbyist and on staff lobbyist who are watching issues daily for our members.  Email Michelle at mdreier@electricalassociation.com if you would like a seat at this table.  

WATCH FOR WEEKLY EMAIL ALERTS TO STAY CURRENT DURING SESSION
Weekly during the legislative session and monthly throughout the rest of the year, the Association's lobbying team will keep members informed on important issues impacting your business.  Articles are also published in regular publications to keep you current with the latest legislative information.
 
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE RESULTS OF OUR EFFORTS IN PREVIOUS YEARS