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A compilation of news and information regarding the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas that was published in an industry trade magazine or released from the MRAA itself:

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Legislative Updates
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RBFF Launches “Take Me Fishing” License & Boat Registration Widget »
select{width: 100%} The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation has launched the Take Me Fishing Fishing Licen...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ORR Releases Video Highlighting Recreation Industry’s Economic Impact »
select{width: 100%} The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable issued a video this month reviewing the release of the first-ev...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBSAC Holds 100th Meeting »
select{width: 100%} The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) held its 100th meeting last week at the Unite...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interior Seeks Nominees for "Made in America" Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee »
The National Park Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boating Industry PAC Reaches Fundraising Goal »
BoatPAC, the federal political action committee of the MRAA and the National Marine Manufacturers Association, exceeded it...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
President Trump’s year-Round E15 Sales plan will do more harm than good, warns MRAA »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, the leading trade association of North American small businesses that se...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vital Water Infrastructure Bill Heads to President’s Desk »
select{width: 100%} On Wednesday, October 10, the Senate passed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, and i...
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA and ORR Support Sound Trade Policies, Warn Against Tariff Impacts »
While the outdoor recreation industry supports fair international trade policies and efforts to protect U.S. business inte...
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Welcomes Final Release of First-Ever Government Statistics on Industry »
Washington, D.C. – The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) today welcomed the final report on the first-ever government st...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressional Boating Caucus Highlights Workforce Issues on Capitol Hill »
select{width: 100%} On September 5 th , MRAA, NMMA, and BoatUS hosted several representatives of state marine trades...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress To Tackle Harmful Algae Blooms »
Last Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on dangerous algae blooms. Fl...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be the Change: Tell your Senators to Support the Modern Fish Act »
select{width: 100%} Thanks to your efforts, the House has passed HR 200, which includes Modern Fish Act provisions. T...
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tell Washington That Tariffs are Bad for Boating »
select{width: 100%} Boat dealers and manufacturers are beginning to feel the impact of the worldwide trade conflict....
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are You On Board With BoatPAC? »
select{width: 100%} BoatPAC is the recreational boating industry’s political action committee. It works by bringing al...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Urges Army Corp to Address Invasive Species Threat in the Great Lakes »
MRAA, along with several other recreational boating and conservation partners, signed a joint letter to the Assistant Secr...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOI Releases Video On Improving America’s Recreation Infrastructure »
It’s time to get serious about the maintenance backlog in America’s Great Outdoors.  That’s the message of a striking...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tell Congress to Restore The Everglades »
Restoring the Everglades' historic water flows is a huge task that requires sustained forward progress on numerous project...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outdoor Recreation Reps Discuss Growth and Enhancement with U.S. Agriculture Dept Leaders »
Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) leaders met with U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Steven Censky to disc...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressional Boating Caucus Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on Ethanol Labeling »
select{width: 100%} On Thursday, the Congressional Boating Caucus and the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus hosted a pa...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recreational Boating Industry Welcomes President Trump’s Executive Order on Workforce Development »
select{width: 100%} Last Thursday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to prioritize and expand workforc...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ORR Welcomes Outcomes from the Interior Department’s Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting »
select{width: 100%} Committee Agenda Will Help Achieve Expanded Recreation Access and Improved Infrastructure T...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Joins Group Fighting Invasive Species »
select{width: 100%} MRAA has joined on to the Boating and Fishing Aquatic Invasive Species Coalition, which is compri...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax on Online Purchases »
select{width: 100%} On June 21 st the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states are allowed collect sales tax on remote I...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators Introduce Consensus Legislation to Address National Park Service Maintenance Backlog »
Interior Secretary Zinke, Conservation & Recreation Groups Praise Bipartisan Consensus Legislation to Address $12 Bill...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Outdoor Recreation Industry Priority Moves Forward with Key Congressional Action »
Funding for the Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account Will Ensure Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation Industry Continues...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Voice Is Needed on Apprenticeship »
select{width: 100%} The marine industry is facing a massive workforce shortage and one reason behind it is the lack of...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be A Voice: Join the Fight Against Boat Tariffs »
Currently, U.S. marine industry is facing a triple threat when it comes to tariffs: Section 232 tariffs on steel and alumi...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Massachusetts Marine Trades Association Workforce Solutions Amendment 301 Passes »
A workforce bill that would allocate $100,000 of funding to the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association to build and suppo...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Trump Declares June Great Outdoors Month »
President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed June as Great Outdoors Month® – marking the 16th time a President has recognized...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Department of the Interior Publishes Book Encouraging Kids to Go Fishing »
The U.S. Department of the Interior, along with the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, recently...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Pushes Back on EPA Plans to Expand Sale of E15 »
U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) called on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tell NOAA to Approve a Limited Season for Red Snapper »
Boating United has issued an alert encouraging all industry stakeholders to take action and tell the National Oceanic and...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Members Introduce Bipartisan Consumer Education Legislation on Risks of Fuel with High Ethanol »
Congressman Austin Scott and Congresswoman Lois Frankel, members of the Congressional Boating Caucus, introduced the Cons...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA, ORR Applaud Zinke’s Secretarial Orders »
MRAA and the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable offered enthusiastic support for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s recent...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Zinke Proposes Expansion of Fishing Access At National Wildlife Refuges »
Continuing his efforts to increase access to public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced yesterday a...

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