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Gregg Robertson, Landscape Management's government relations blogger, is a government relations consultant for the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association (PLNA) and president of Conewago Ventures. From 2002 until May 2013 he served as president of PLNA. Reach him at

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Government Affairs: How the new tax legislation may affect your tax bill Posted on 03 Jan 2018 in the Blog categories.

Fulfilling his promise to give Americans “an incredible Christmas gift,” President Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax bill on Dec. 22. What this tax bill will mean to you and... Read more»

Government Affairs: Will the federal tax bill help your business? Posted on 04 Dec 2017 in the Blog categories.

As I am writing this blog, the U.S. Senate is debating its version of a tax bill that could dramatically change the country, from the way that our businesses operate... Read more»

Government Affairs: Is the spotted lanternfly a threat to outdoor living? Posted on 08 Nov 2017 in the Blog categories.

In September 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) received a call from a company near Reading, Pa. Employees had found a strange bug at the back of their property... Read more»

Government Affairs: Congress moves ever so slightly toward a better understanding of industry labor issues Posted on 05 Oct 2017 in the Blog categories.

Last month, I spent two days in Washington D.C. with about a hundred green industry company owners and state and national association staffers to push forward the industry’s agenda with... Read more»

Government Affairs: What to do if ICE knocks at your door Posted on 07 Sep 2017 in the Blog categories.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a new I-9 form on July 17. With raids and inspections by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arm of DHS ramping up,... Read more»

Government Affairs: Will Congress beat Trump to the punch in rescinding WOTUS? Posted on 03 Aug 2017 in the Blog categories.

Congress and President Trump seem to be in a race to rescind the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) regulation issued by the Obama administration. The WOTUS regulation was a joint... Read more»