Over 230 members took part in the event, which discussed a number of industry issues, including economic stimulus, multiemployer pension funding relief, health care, private market incentives, tax equality, and commodity price hikes.
Congressional guest speakers included Rep. Nancy Johnson, R-Conn., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee; Rep. Steve LaTourette, R-Ohio; Rep. Don Manzullo, R-Ill., chairman of the House Small Business Committee; and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
The conference also presented an analysis on political trends and presidential performance from political commentator Mark Shields.
The 2005 National Issues Conference is set for May 4-5 in Washington. For more information on the 2004 conference, visit www.constructionalliance.org.
Publication date: 05/10/2004