Congressional Visits in October Bring Out the Best in ESOPs

Over the past few weeks, several ESOP Association members met with their members of Congress. We wanted to feature a few here.

Cirtronics Corp., located in Milford, NH, meet with Congressman Frank Guinta (R-NH) who co-sponsored H.R. 1244, the Promotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2011.

ComSonics, Inc., located in Harrisonburg, VA, kicked off the company’s Employee Ownership Month celebration with a Congressional visit; hosting Congressman Bob Goodlatte, (R-VA) at the company.

Wiley & Wilson, Inc., located in Lynchburg, VA, wrote letters to both Senatorial candidates in Virginia, Tim Kaine and George Allen.

Letter to Tim Kaine

Letter to George Allen

Rex-Cut Products, Inc., located in Fall River, MA, met with Republican Congressional Candidate Sean Bielat of Massachusetts. The visit was also a feature in The Herald News in Fall River, MA. You can read the article here: RexCut Article.

Restek Corporation, located in Bellefonte, PA, will meet with Senator Toomey’s (R-PA) regional manager and the state director in late November 2012.

We know many ESOP companies are working to setup visits with members of Congress. Additional information about pro-ESOP bills and how to go about setting up a meeting can be found on The ESOP Association’s website here.

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