So, you'd like to know more about NFDA's Advocacy efforts and maybe even get involved! But where do you begin?
Let's start with the basics:
Say what, now?
Bills, amendments, caucuses - there are a lot of government terms to keep straight and that can get downright confusing! Download our handy Congressional Terms guide for reference. From "Act" to "Veto" and everything in between, this alphabetized guide will help you keep on top of the discussion.
Choosing the Issues of Focus
Considering the many issues that impact funeral service and small business and the many others that do not directly affect our profession, you may wonder how NFDA decides which legislative and regulatory issues to focus on at any given time. We sort through the chaos in three simple steps:
- NFDA’s Advocacy Committee constantly monitors/evaluates the issues
- Selected issues are presented to the NFDA Board of Directors for a vote
- Upon approval, NFDA’s Advocacy team takes its legislative and regulatory agenda to Capitol Hill