Category Archives: NAA News

Consumer Specialty Products Association Names New President and CEO by admin on December 12, 2016 No comments

The Board of Directors of the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) today named Stephen J. Caldeira President and CEO, effective mid-January 2017.  Caldeira was most recently President and CEO of the International Franchise Association, where he grew revenue by over 70 percent, doubled funding for its political action committee, increased the organization’s media profile and vastly expanded its advocacy footprint at all levels of government. CSPA’s current President and CEO Chris Cathcart is retiring after 17 years of successfully growing and expanding the association’s collaborative advocacy...
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How Donald Trump’s EPA Can Reinvigorate U.S. Manufacturing

As President-elect Trump begins planning for ways his administration will reinvigorate American manufacturing, he should consider an unorthodox tool: the Environmental Protection Agency. EPA rules can play a critical role in strengthening American competitiveness by ensuring a level regulatory playing field and fair competition with foreign manufacturers who want access to the U.S. market. A new EPA regulation serves as a good example. Read more...
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No, Jerry, California Is NOT Leading

In a fiery speech to the American Geophysical Union conference, California Governor Brown continued his quest regarding climate change, but has apparently revealed a chink in his armor. He threatened incoming President Trump that California will go it’s own way if the Feds reconfigure national climate policy. Insisting that climate change remains the greatest existential threat to mankind, he insists the Paris accord be upheld and that other US States follow “California’s lead.”  California’s Governor Brown and other elected leaders insist California exhibits model behavior....
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