HARDI Western Regional Meeting<br />March Madness<br />Jon Melchi, Manager of Government Affairs<br />3/21/11<br />
2<br />
Budget Battles: Short Term Chaos, Long Term Disaster<br />3<br />Congressional Landscape<br />Previous Congress did not pa...
Politics of the Moment- Political Landscape in Congress<br />Senate<br />House<br />53 Democrats<br />47 GOP<br />8 retire...
March Madness-Reform, Deficit Commission, FY12 Budget, Entitlements<br />5<br />
Total Spending in FY10= $3.5T (outlays in billions of dollars)<br />Federal Budget Outlays<br />    Net  Interest<br />   ...
The Path Ahead: Unsustainable Deficits<br />Administration Budget<br />7<br />
Entitlement Spending Will Out Pace Tax Revenue<br />Projected Tax Revenue<br />Assuming Extension of 2001/2003 Tax Rates<b...
Industry-Specific Policy Issues <br />Industry Coalition<br />25c <br />Energy Bill <br />9<br />
Health Care Reform Mayhem- Lawsuits, Legislation & Politics <br />Where Will Health Care Reform Debate Be Decided?<br />Ri...
March Madness<br />Federal and State Regulations <br />11<br />
Federal Regulations<br />Proposed Regional Standards<br />A look back at 2010<br />Presidential Executive Order<br />House...
Proposed Regional Standards<br />13<br />
Impact of Federal Regulations on the HVACR industry<br />NLRB<br />DOE<br />EPA<br />R-22<br />HVACR INDUSTRY<br />14<br />
California:Leading the Nation in Regulation	<br />CARB Refrigerant Management Program<br />New Regulations for Distributor...
Contact Info<br />Jon Melchi, HARDI Manager of Government Affairs<br />888-253-2128 (Office)<br />614-975-7021 (Cell)<br /...
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HARDI Manager of Government Affairs, Jon Melchi provides a unique insight to the legislative, regulatory and political happenings in Washington, DC at the 2011 HARDI Western Region Conference.

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Western Region Conference - Navigating the Waters of Partisan Politics

  1. 1. HARDI Western Regional Meeting<br />March Madness<br />Jon Melchi, Manager of Government Affairs<br />3/21/11<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />
  3. 3. Budget Battles: Short Term Chaos, Long Term Disaster<br />3<br />Congressional Landscape<br />Previous Congress did not pass FY11 budget<br />Competing proposals in the House and Senate<br />Continuing resolutions<br />Key Budget Negotiation Dates<br />
  4. 4. Politics of the Moment- Political Landscape in Congress<br />Senate<br />House<br />53 Democrats<br />47 GOP<br />8 retirements<br />242 GOP<br />193 Democrats<br />93 new members<br />4<br />
  5. 5. March Madness-Reform, Deficit Commission, FY12 Budget, Entitlements<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Total Spending in FY10= $3.5T (outlays in billions of dollars)<br />Federal Budget Outlays<br /> Net Interest<br /> $202<br />Medicaid<br /> $273<br />Medicare<br /> $519<br />Discretionary Spending(33% of total)<br /> Defense(Discretionary)<br /> $692<br />6<br />
  7. 7. The Path Ahead: Unsustainable Deficits<br />Administration Budget<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Entitlement Spending Will Out Pace Tax Revenue<br />Projected Tax Revenue<br />Assuming Extension of 2001/2003 Tax Rates<br />Medicare<br />Social Security<br />8<br />Source: House Budget Committee<br />
  9. 9. Industry-Specific Policy Issues <br />Industry Coalition<br />25c <br />Energy Bill <br />9<br />
  10. 10. Health Care Reform Mayhem- Lawsuits, Legislation & Politics <br />Where Will Health Care Reform Debate Be Decided?<br />Right Here.<br />With him. <br />10<br />
  11. 11. March Madness<br />Federal and State Regulations <br />11<br />
  12. 12. Federal Regulations<br />Proposed Regional Standards<br />A look back at 2010<br />Presidential Executive Order<br />House Hearings <br />HARDI Survey<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Proposed Regional Standards<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Impact of Federal Regulations on the HVACR industry<br />NLRB<br />DOE<br />EPA<br />R-22<br />HVACR INDUSTRY<br />14<br />
  15. 15. California:Leading the Nation in Regulation <br />CARB Refrigerant Management Program<br />New Regulations for Distributors and Reclaimers<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Contact Info<br />Jon Melchi, HARDI Manager of Government Affairs<br />888-253-2128 (Office)<br />614-975-7021 (Cell)<br />jmelchi@hardinet.org<br />www.twitter.com/HARDIgov<br />Remember the HARDI Congressional Fly-In!<br />16<br />

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