Great News! Gov. Malloy Vetoes Product Warranty Bill

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Great news! On Friday, July 7, Governor Malloy vetoed S.B. 821, legislation affecting window, roofing, and siding warranties. This is a huge victory for the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut and the entire lumber and building materials industry. LDAC strongly opposed S.B. 821 since its introduction. The legislation would have been overly burdensome for manufacturers… Read more »

April 2017 – Legislative Update

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For the first time in over 100 years, the Connecticut State Senate is comprised of 18 Democrats and 18 Republicans. In the State House of Representatives, Democrats hold only a slim majority at 79-72. As a result of this rare tie and overall narrow margin, major budgetary issues continue to strain legislators on both sides… Read more »

March 2017 – Legislative Update

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As the CT legislature hits the midpoint of the session, many committees are finishing their work and have begun voting measures to the House and Senate floor for final action. The legislative budget is expected in a couple of weeks, and after the Easter holiday, the legislature will make its final sprint, with the session… Read more »

2017 LDAC Lobby Day May 10, Hartford, Conn.

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Don’t Just Sit on the Sidelines -Be an Advocate!   Join LDAC and your state legislators at our first legislative reception. This is your opportunity to support LDAC’s legislative efforts, including fighting against labor mandates, such as paid family leave and predictable scheduling, and advocating for a more business-friendly Connecticut. Your ability to help educate… Read more »

Connecticut’s “Ban the Box” Law

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The Connecticut legislature passed H. 5237, which would “Ban the Box” on initial employment applications. The Governor has not yet signed the bill, but is expected too. Once the bill is signed, the law will become effective Jan. 1, 2017. Below is a summary of what is included in the law and when employers can… Read more »

LDAC Lobby Date 2016

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The LDAC Annual lobby day on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the State House in Hartford, Conn. LDAC’s lobby day is held in conjunction with the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut’s day at the Capitol. This is a great opportunity to advocate for the industry and support your customers – the home builders… Read more »

LDAC Lobby Day 2014

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WEDNESDAY APRIL 9, 2014 7:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Connecticut State Capitol 210 Capitol Ave. Hartford, CT 06106 LDAC’s lobby day will be held in conjunction with the Home Builders & Remodeler’s Association of Connecticut’s lobby day. Click below for the Registration Form or call Ashley Ennis @ 518-880-6351 or email: aennis@nrla.org 2014 LDAC Lobby Day Reg Form