Welcome to Grow the Vote
Your guide to politics and the issues that matter to the forest products industry.


The American Forest & Paper Association is teaming up to provide our members information on issues before the U.S. Congress that affect this industry. Every day decisions are made that impact jobs and economic growth in forest products communities across the nation, and this site makes it easy to get involved and stay connected. Grow the Vote also allows you to Take Action on these hot issues and send letters to your Members of Congress with only a few clicks of your mouse!


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2009 AF&PA Community Recycling Award Presented to Orange County, North Carolina

AF&PA Expresses Serious Concerns With House Energy and Climate Policy Legislation

AF&PA Statement on the Alternative Fuel Mixture Tax Credit