It is a core mission of PFPA to represent and promote the interests of its membership before legislators and other government officials on the state level. PFPA’s governmental affairs program includes the following resources and services.
The Hardwood Research and Promotion line item was funded at a level of $474,000 in the enacted 2022-23 budget proposal.
Senate Bill 1171 was signed into law as Act 91 of 2022 on July 11, 2022. This bill contained PFPA’s requested extension to the Letters of Local Determination program as well as a provision enabling flexibility in equipment used in heavy hauling permits for pulpwood and chips.
PFPA is working with loggers, the insurance industry and agency partners to advance a multifaceted effort to improve safety, to lower rates and expanded availability.