Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo ’

Supply Chain and Pricing Shifts Take Top Spots in [DWM]’s Most Read Stories of the Year

Dec 28th, 2021

It’s no surprise that when [DWM] editors looked at web stats to gather its top five stories of the year that supply chain issues—lumber specifically—were among the most read. Perhaps surprising, however, was that a [DWM] blog was the number one story. Then again, when you look at the topic (pricing) the surprise wanes a […]

Associations Press for Interventions Over Lumber Prices at the Highest Levels

May 24th, 2021

The costs for building materials remains a red-hot issue for suppliers and construction firms, as representative associations plea with government officials to investigate and take action. In late March, a cohort of 36 construction-related organizations, including the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Associated […]

NLBMDA Joins the Call for Government Intervention on Lumber Prices

Mar 30th, 2021

The National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association sent a letter earlier this week to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo regarding the continued volatility of lumber prices and the effects it is having on the LBM industry, residential construction and the larger economy. The letter requests a meeting with Secretary Raimondo and her […]