2013 Mission to Washington

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Date(s) - 03/03/2013 - 03/07/2013
All Day

The Madison Hotel

Over 60 PNWA members attended PNWA’s 79th Mission to Washington. Participants spent the week successfully highlighting the association’s highest priority policies and projects for navigation, hydropower, surface transportation, and trade.

2013 Mission to Washington Agenda

The Mission featured speakers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Bonneville Power Administration, American Association of Port Authorities, National Waterways Conference, and House and Senate Energy & Water Appropriations Committees, among many others. PNWA members also met with Members and key staff from all 23 House and Senate offices from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho over two days on Capitol Hill.


Kurt Nagle (American Association of Port Authorities) – Seaports: Essential to Our Economic Prosperity

Richard Lidinsky (Federal Maritime Commission)- Examining US Tax Policy and Port Competitiveness

Mark Mazzanti (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)- Corps of Engineers Budget Creation in a Time of Fiscal Uncertainty

Mike Steenhoek (Soy Transportation Coalition) – Locks and Dams: Time for a New Approach?

Glenn Boledovich (NOAA)- NOAA Navigation Services in Support of Ports & Harbors

Thank you to our sponsors!

This event was made possible with the generous support of Ball Janik LLP, Columbia River Pilots, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, ILWU Oregon District, Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, PNGC Power, Pomeroy Grain Growers, Port of Astoria, Port of Bandon, Port of Benton, Port of Cascade Locks, Port of Clarkston, Port of Garibaldi, Port of Hood River, Port of Ilwaco, Port of Chinook, Jessie’s Ilwaco Fish Co., Bell Buoy Crab Co., Port of Kalama, Port of Lewiston, Port of Longview, Port of Morrow, Port of Newport, Port of Pasco, Port of Portland, Port of Ridgefield, Port of Siuslaw, Port of Skagit, Port of St. Helens, Port of Umatilla, Port of Vancouver, Port of Walla Walla, Port of Whitman Co., Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Shaver Transportation, Stone Barn Brandy Works, Tidewater, Washington State Potato Commission, and Westwood Shipping Lines.




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