In 2014, the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) began to garnish interest from multiple industry stakeholders about interest in developing a common licensing exam for electrical contractors and electricians. The idea is that this exam would reciprocate with current licensing programs that exist at the state level. NECA was one of several industry groups that were approached for support of such an effort. Roughly four years of effort by multiple trade associations and organizations has resulted in the new examinations. NASCLA has just launched the new program and is promoting it to state licensing agencies for acceptance and reciprocity. Read more here.