Registration is now open for the 2013 ABC Legislative Conference , June 12 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Register now at legcon.abc.org . This is a critical year for the construction industry, ABC members and the country. While ABC staff works hard to promote legislation that is beneficial for the merit shop and the construction industry, it is most effective only when members themselves are involved. Participate in a day of lobbying and discussions on current and emerging issues facing the construction industry. This is an opportunity to get in front of representatives and talk about key merit shop topics, including: National Labor Relations Board/Department of Labor rules and regulations Immigration reform Tax reform General Session Speaker Markwayne Mullin serves as a member of U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma’s 2nd Congressional District. As a freshman congressman, ABC member and successful business owner, Mullin has a track record of operating a without debt, being innovative and creating jobs in the free enterprise system. He believes those same business principles should be applied to the way the government operates. Special Offer – New This Year The first 100 frontline ABC employees (non-managers) that register for the conference can get a free registration as long as at least one senior manager from the company is a paid registrant. For travel, hotel and other event information, and to register for the Free Enterprise Reception (FEA) reception and the Young Professionals reception (under 40), visit legcon.abc.org .