Katrina Cleanup, Political Wrap-Up Highlight SGLA Conference
Panel discussions and breakout sessions on the Hurricane Katrina cleanup, Nov. 7 elections wrap-up, impact fees, green building, inclusionary zoning, fire sprinklers, eminent domain, immigration reform and other issues were part of the 2006 State and Local Government Affairs Conference in New Orleans earlier this month.
The conference, attended by 320 members, local and state HBA government affairs staff and others, featured more than 20 sessions that provided attendees with strategies for implementing effective programs.
Additional panels included: leveraging philanthropy to promote government affairs, environmental trends, affordable housing, McMansions and PAC development.
MSNBC commentator Tucker Carlson offered a wrap-up of the recent midterm elections. Pollster Frank Luntz provided advice on the home building industry and public relations.
For more information, e-mail Alex Strong at NAHB, or call him at 800-368-5242 x8279.
Next year’s conference will be Nov. 8-10, 2007 in Austin, Texas.