Government Relations

Building champions in Congress

AMPP develops and executes legislative strategies centered on the policy issues that matter most to our members. By working with policymakers, the association ensures the voice of corrosion prevention and coatings industry is heard, and lawmakers and regulators are informed of the importance of corrosion control.

The AMPP Government Relations Department moves our mission forward by:

  • Meeting directly with key policymakers and staff in the U.S. Congress and federal agencies
  • Coordinating important events such as AMPP Advocacy Day
  • Submitting testimony to key committees in Congress
  • Leading grassroots efforts to increase our outreach to policymakers
  • Developing and supporting the Congressional Corrosion Prevention Caucus
  • And successfully including important provisions in federal law and regulations
Government Relations
Make Your Voice Heard

Make your voice heard

Whether an email, a phone call, or an in-person meeting, policymakers want to hear from you, their constituent, about the daily challenges you, your family, and businesses face. The only way to ensure your voice is heard is to reach out.

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AMPP members emphasize need for corrosion prevention in INVEST in America Act

The INVEST in America Act emphasizes the need for corrosion planning and qualified personnel on bridge construction, replacement, and maintenance programs. Specifically, the legislation requires the use of a certified contractor on federally funded projects.

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INVEST in America Act
Legislative Agenda

Legislative agenda

Unmitigated corrosion threatens our environment and public safety, sometimes with catastrophic results. It is an issue that significantly affects our economy and every American each day. Whether in the form of a bridge collapse, a pipeline failure, or even a dead car battery; unmitigated corrosion harms people, assets, and the environment at a cost of more than $500 billion a year to the U.S. economy. Fortunately, when properly addressed, the harmful effects of corrosion can be mitigated, and costs can be reduced by as much as thirty percent.

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