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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Texas Newsletter for Sunday December 31, 2023 ( 5 items )  

American Lighting Association: New Year, New Benefits!
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 28 -- The American Lighting Association issued the following news release: The change in ALA leadership in 2023 presented a unique opportunity for the association. Since the appointment of Larry Lauck as President & CEO last spring, ALA staff have made it their mission to drill down to the fundamentals that make the organization the premier lighting resource for the residential lighting community. Staff and the Board of Governors examined every aspect of the association, as  more

Growth Energy Welcomes U.S. Customs and Border Protection Plan to Reopen Texas Rail Crossings
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 -- Growth Energy, a trade association that represents ethanol producers, issued the following statement on Dec. 22, 2023, by CEO Emily Skor after U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it would reopen Texas rail crossings: * * * Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that it would reopen two rail crossings in Eagle Pass and El Paso, Texas: "We're grateful to CBP for listening to the ch  more

It's Open Enrollment Time for ALA's New Healthcare Plan
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 28 -- The American Lighting Association issued the following news release: January is the perfect time to enroll in ALA's brand new healthcare plan, which is a newly developed national program being offered exclusively to ALA members for the first time. While the plan begins Jan. 1, 2024, ALA members can join on the first of any month. The ALA Members Health Plan is designed for individuals who need to purchase healthcare coverage for themselves as well as for companies pro  more

Meet ALA's New Director of Membership: Carrie Kolles
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 28 -- The American Lighting Association issued the following Q&A on Dec. 27, 2023, with Director of Membership Carrie Kolles: * * * We're thrilled to have Carrie Kolles on board at ALA, and since the lighting industry - and the ALA - is very much a people industry, we want to share a bit more about her. Carrie will be attending her first Lightovation show next month, but for those who aren't able to attend, we asked Carrie to answer a few questions just as if you were meeti  more

National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame: Steve Hatchell to Enter Bowl Season Leadership Hall of Fame
IRVING, Texas, Dec. 29 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release on Dec. 28, 2023: The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Football Hall of Fame highlighted today that NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell will formally be honored Dec. 30 before the 90th Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium, featuring No. 5 Florida State (13-0) and No. 6 Georgia (12-1). In April, Hatchell, who headed the Orange Bowl from 1987-93 as its executive  more