Posts Tagged ‘ Bipartisan Infrastructure Law ’

President Fails to Tackle Housing in State of the Union Address

Feb 9th, 2023

President Joe Biden delivered his annual State of the Union address Tuesday, touting accomplishments ranging from economic recovery and record-low unemployment to a new bipartisan infrastructure law. “Two years ago, the economy was reeling,” the president told a joint session of Congress. “I stand here tonight, after we’ve created, with the help of many people […]

FGIA Fall Conference Addresses Dynamic Glass Tax Code Incentives, Inflation Concerns

Oct 6th, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference’s regulatory and legislative report dove into inflation concerns, tax code incentives embedded in the Inflation Reduction Act, FGIA public comments, along with additional topics concerning the U.S. fenestration and glazing industry. The report, presented by FGIA U.S. technical operations director Kathy Krafka Harkema, opened with […]

Industry Can Expect Increased Focus on Building, Energy Codes

Jun 13th, 2022

The fenestration and glazing industries should prepare for an increased focus on U.S. code updates, says Kathy Krafka Harkema, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance technical operations director. She told participants at the FGIA 2022 Virtual Summer Conference last week that the Department of Energy will use $225 million from the bipartisan infrastructure law to help […]

President Biden Issues a Proclamation on National Building Safety Month

May 5th, 2022

In a proclamation posted to the White House press page at the end of April, President Biden declared May National Building Safety Month, saying that it allows the government to “renew our commitment to strengthening our buildings so that all Americans are safe.” Referencing recent building tragedies such as the Surfside condominium collapse, President Biden […]