Author: Rick Olson

Recent Posts by Rick Olson

Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 – Debt Ceiling Act Update

Craig Brightup, is the TRI Alliance Washington DC lobbyist covering our Governmental Initiatives. Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 On May 27, President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy announced a deal to raise the federal debt-ceiling which Treasury says could be reached by June 5.  The deal follows negotiations based on… Read more

TRI Alliance Continues To Be Engaged in Washington, DC

Pictured – TRI Alliance GR team, with Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), Appropriations Committee TRI Alliance Washington Fly-In Was A Chance To Voice Our Concerns The TRI Alliance fly-in to Washington, DC, was productive.  On April 18, we had breakfast with Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), Appropriations Committee (photo attached); a meeting… Read more

TRI Alliance Welcomes New Producing Member

Join us in welcoming new TRIA member, Stoneworth Roof Tile located in Shawnee, Kansas, Stoneworth is a family owned business run by husband and wife, Dan and Sara. Dan runs operations and sales while Sara handles finance and marketing. They pride themselves on using locally sourced materials and manufacture locally… Read more

TRI Alliance Government Relations Team Holds Successful Meetings In Washington, DC.

Pictured: Left to right -Tyler Allwood, Wade Shepherd, Craig Brightup, Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL), John Campbell, T.J. Curtis Last week, our TRI Alliance Government Relations Committee traveled to Washington, DC, to help support NRCA’s 2023 Roofing Day in DC.  While there, Craig Brightup, our TRI Alliance DC Lobbyist, set meetings… Read more

Energy Efficiency Research Program Launch

By: Rick Olson, TRI President Energy Efficiencies of Concrete and Clay Roof Tiles For years, the energy ratings for roof assemblies have focused on roof color and radiant barriers. Our concrete and clay roof tiles bring the additional benefits of thermal mass, high emissivity, and Above Sheathing Ventilation (ASV). These… Read more
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