Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care Participates in PLANET’s Legislative Day on Capitol Hill

As part of PLANET's 2012 Legislative Day on The Hill, Swingle President John Gibson asked the US Congress to reduce the regulatory burden on the lawn care & landscape industry.

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Our goal is for the current bill and future legislation to positively impact our industries, our companies and our communities.

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 19, 2012

Denver, Colorado’s Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care, a member of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), participated in PLANET’s Legislative Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 10, 2012.

PLANET members converged on Capitol Hill to meet with their local officials and discuss a wide array of issues impacting the landscape, lawn care, and irrigation and water management industries, including H-2B, the Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2011 (S. 1381), and H.R. 872, the Reducing the Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011.

“We take this opportunity very seriously, as the decisions being made in Washington are sure to affect us for years to come,” said Swingle President John Gibson. “Our goal is for the current bill and future legislation to positively impact our industries, our companies and our communities.”

“This event allows PLANET members to meet with their elected officials and discuss issues that are important to their businesses and the lawn and landscape industry as a whole,” said PLANET President Norman Goldenberg, Landscape Industry Certified Technician.

For more information, visit LandcareNetwork.org or call the PLANET office at (800) 395-2522.

About PLANET
The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) is an association representing more than 100,000 lawn and landscape professionals in the United States and Canada. PLANET member firms provide a wide range of landscape, lawn care, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscape services, including consultation, design, installation, and maintenance. PLANET members are dedicated to improving the environment through public service projects and responsible stewardship. PLANET promotes professionalism in the industry by providing continuing education, legislative advocacy, and administering the professional certification known as Landscape Industry Certified. For more information about PLANET, visit LandcareNetwork.org.

About Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care
Founded in 1947, Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care has grown to be one of the most respected residential and commercial landscape care companies in Colorado, providing lawn care, tree care and award-winning holiday lighting displays for homes and businesses. For more information, please contact Vince Serio at (303) 337-6200 or visit http://www.MySwingle.com.