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News Feb. 16, 2023

This Week in D.C.

Reps. Thompson and Bonamici recognize February as Career and Technical Education Month

On Feb. 8, Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-Pa.) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), co-chairs of the bipartisan Career and Technical Education Caucus, introduced H. Res. 110 with 71 colleagues recognizing National Career and Technical Education Month, which is observed each February. 

“Historically, career and technical education has been wrongly viewed as a secondary choice for students, yet these programs are the key to bridging our nation’s skills gap,” Thompson said. “CTE prepares students with the technical skills needed to obtain high-paying, high-demand jobs. I am proud to introduce this bipartisan resolution that recognizes the contributions CTE programs make to the American economy along with the important work being done by CTE professionals and teachers.”

“Career and technical education opens up pathways to in-demand, good-paying jobs and helps enrich the learning experience for students,” Bonamici said. “As co-chair of the Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus, I’m excited to introduce this bipartisan resolution with my co-chair Congressman Thompson recognizing February as CTE Month. There are many jobs available, many because Congress passed bipartisan legislation to invest in infrastructure and bolster domestic manufacturing, and CTE will help Americans get the skills they need to do this important work.”

NRCA’s free webinar offers information about Roofing Day in D.C. 2023

Join us Feb. 22 at noon CST to learn more about this year’s top advocacy event—Roofing Day in D.C. 2023, which will be held April 18-19.

Support ROOFPAC at NRCA’s annual convention and the 2023 International Roofing Expo®

NRCA and National Women in Roofing will host “A Lone Star Evening” March 6 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. during NRCA’s annual convention and the 2023 International Roofing Expo. This cocktail reception and live auction will be held at the Loft at Gilley’s Dallas where guests can bid on vacations, artwork and more. Register for this fun-filled event by visiting  

NRCA also will open its popular silent auction March 1 featuring luxury items such as trips, jewelry and electronics to benefit ROOFPAC. Stop by NRCA’s booth, No. 3319, during IRE to view select items, and don’t miss our complimentary bar to close out the auction March 8 from 2-4 p.m. Bids will be placed electronically; attendance at the convention and trade show is not required.
NRCA is grateful for many generous sponsors who help underwrite the costs of these events so all proceeds may directly benefit ROOFPAC.

ROOFPAC is the federally registered political action committee of NRCA and contributions will be used for political purposes. Contributions to ROOFPAC are not tax-deductible, and the name, address, occupation and employer's name of individuals whose contributions exceed $200 during a calendar year will be reported to the Federal Election Commission. Contributions are voluntary, and you have the right to refuse to contribute without any reprisal.


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