Day: February 7, 2017

What's Going on in State Governments This Week?

Every year, there is a frenetic level of state legislative activity, and most of it occurs between January and June. This is because a vast majority of state legislatures are part time in nature. Amazingly, despite the relatively short time that they are in session, our nation’s state legislators introduce over 150,000 bills annually, and […]

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NALP Advocacy Heavily Focused on H-2B Fix

NALP continues to aggressively advocate for the need to address significant problems in the H-2B guest worker program. We understand the crucial need that H-2B serves for many of our members who rely on a dependable seasonal workforce. In January, NALP staff met with over a dozen legislative offices to discuss H-2B and the immediate […]

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NALP on the Road Shooting Career Videos

We are on the road again, this time in Florida shooting videos for our new career-focused website, LandscapeIndustryCareers.org which will launch in March. We are creating a series of video designed to encourage students and other job seekers to explore careers as landscape professionals. We filmed last week with dozens of professionals who graciously shared their time […]

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Now is the Time to Evaluate Your Accounting Software

Author Monica Muir, of  Muir & Associates is an NALP consultant member.  During your off season (if you have one!), is the time to review, what’s worked and what hasn’t. One area in particular to review is finances – your numbers and accounting software.  Your accounting software contains data that guides so many of your […]

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