Advocacy

NTEA maintains a government relations department and satellite office in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, and is committed to protecting and advancing members’ interests by actively working with Congress, the White House, Parliament, and federal agencies. Dedicated NTEA staff monitor and report Congressional, Parliamentary and regulatory agency activities, as well as lobby on behalf of the work truck industry. The Association works diligently to ensure fair representation regarding all legislative and regulatory issues.

In addition, Green Truck Association, an affiliate division of NTEA, closely monitors legislative and regulatory issues that impact the design, production and sale of green truck technologies, commercial vehicles and equipment. Government funding, policy and rulemaking are critical to this growing segment of the transportation industry.

Key Elements:

  • Government activity 
    Learn about recent legislative issues which have impact in the work truck industry and gain updates on NTEA's efforts in Washington and Ottawa.
  • Federal Excise Tax info  
    Stay on top of Federal Excise Tax (FET) issues and pertinent Internal Revenue Service activities via in-depth articles and reports, as well as a valuable FET Manual.
  • Take action
    NTEA is at the forefront of advocacy on behalf of the work truck industry, addressing governmental issues and proposals that can impact member companies. Make your voice heard by communicating with key government officials and responding to issues affecting the work truck industry. 

Contact Us

For more information regarding legislative and regulatory lobbying or analysis of pending legislation and regulations, please contact NTEA Managing Director Mike Kastner at mkastner@ntea.com or 202-552-1600.