We’ve built you a better ArchDaily. Learn more and let us know what you think. Send us your feedback »

AIA Announces Legislative Agenda for 113th Congress

United States Capitol Building © Karissa Rosenfield
United States Capitol Building © Karissa Rosenfield

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a five-point legislative agenda for the 113th Congress, targeting job creation for small businesses as a top priority. The agenda is the product of months of collaboration and dialogue with AIA members and leaders. More than 3,400 AIA members offered their views about what policies the AIA should advance through the annual Call for Issues last fall. According to Mickey Jacob, FAIA, 2013 AIA President, the AIA’s agenda “reflects the interests of our members, which not so coincidentally reflects the priorities of the American people. These five priorities for the next two years have the creation of jobs as their centerpiece while also seeking to shore up our aging infrastructure, make our communities more resilient and assure we invest in the next generation of architects.” The five priorities are:

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "AIA Announces Legislative Agenda for 113th Congress" 13 Jan 2013. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/318060/aia-announces-legislative-agenda-for-113th-congress/>