Jacob Minor | FRA Operations and Communications Coordinator

Jacob Minor | FRA Operations and Communications Coordinator

Tuesday, 04 August 2020 08:22

FRA 2021 Annual Meeting

May 17-19, 2021

DoubleTree Nashville Downtown, Nashville, TN

More information to come. 

Friday, 31 July 2020 11:47

FRA Issue Update - 7/31/20

With unemployment claims rising and states reporting record new cases of Coronavirus infections, political pressure is building for Congress to enact a fourth round of economic stimulus.
Friday, 24 July 2020 09:30

FRA Issue Update - 7/24/20

FRA's H-2B survey shows the impacts of the presidential proclamation on forests. On June 24, President Trump signed a proclamation suspending non-immigrant labor entry, including H-2B forestry workers, into the United States until December 31, 2020. 
Friday, 17 July 2020 11:45

FRA Issue Update - 7/17/20

On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Funding Bill on a vote of 30-22 along party lines. 
Friday, 10 July 2020 06:05

FRA Issue Update - 7/10/20

This week, FRA sent a survey to contractors who use H-2B guest workers to perform forestry work.
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 03:43

FRA Issue Update - 7/1/20

On Monday, the House Rules Committee paved the road for H.R. 2, a bill that reauthorizes the Surface Transportation Act. Unfortunately, the road did not include the Golden amendment, which would have included the Safe Routes provisions in the House Transportation Bill.
Friday, 26 June 2020 01:38

FRA Issue Update - 6/26/20

Congressmen Jared Golden (D-ME-2) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI-8) filed a bipartisan amendment (245) to advance the provisions of the Safe Routes Act (H.R. 2453) in the House Surface Transportation Bill that has already passed out of committee. 
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the forest products industry has emphasized the importance of taking steps to be safe.
This week, the forest products industry celebrates two holidays of great importance: Earth Day which was yesterday, April 22nd, and Arbor Day which is tomorrow, April 24th.
The National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety Foundation (THATS) Safety Meeting App can provide valuable training and documentation services to any size forestry company.
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