In this issue:
· AIA Announces 2012 Legislative Agenda
· AIA Launches “Issues and Advocacy” Web Page
· e-Calendar

AIA Announces 2012 Legislative Agenda
On 01.17.12, the AIA unveiled its 2012 legislative agenda that has creating jobs in the hard-hit design and construction industry as its top priority. The Institute’s “Plan for Economic Growth” concentrates its efforts on solving the four key economic challenges facing the profession: Removing Barriers to Private Sector Lending; Saving Energy, Creating Jobs; Helping Small Firms Grow; and Revitalizing America’s Neighborhoods. Click here for more information.

AIA Launches “Issues and Advocacy” Web Page
The AIA Government and Community Relations team recently launched a completely redesigned Issues and Advocacy web page, a one-stop source for advocacy resources and information, including daily updates about AIA efforts at the local, state, and federal level.

eCalendar includes an interactive listing of architectural events around NYC. Click the link to go to to eCalendar on the Web.