For Immediate Release:
February 7, 2022
Contact: NLBMDA
NLBMDA Releases 2022 National Policy Agenda
[WASHINGTON, D.C.] - The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) released today the 2022 National Policy Agenda, a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2022, which outlines important policy priorities for the lumber and building material industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation across the U.S. economy.

"During these challenging economic times, Congress and the Administration have a unique opportunity to implement pro-growth policies that will pave the way for a strong and sustainable economic recovery," said Jonathan Paine, President & CEO of NLBMDA. "LBM dealers are essential to the residential and commercial housing sector and a thriving economy. This agenda will guide policymakers to support policies that ensure laws and regulations are reasonable and cost effective, and ensure dealers are able to support the nation’s economic growth for 2022 and in years to come."

The 2022 NLBMDA National Policy Agenda is divided into nine different policy areas:
  • Housing & Construction;
  • Tax & Economic Policy;
  • Legal Reform & Consumer Protection;
  • Workforce Policy;
  • Environment, Health & Safety;
  • Product Supply & Trade;
  • Energy;
  • Transportation; and
  • Fleet Safety

To access the 2022 National Policy Agenda, click here.

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is the recognized voice and resource of the Lumber and Building Material industry to federal legislators and regulatory agencies in Washington DC. NLBMDA provides its members the resources and education to comply with federal laws, codes and regulations. NLBMDA identifies challenges and growth opportunities to the industry and collaborates with its Federateds to develop solutions that require national implementation. Visit us at to learn more.