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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
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax on Online Purchases »
On June 21 st the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states are allowed collect sales tax on remote Internet sales. This decis...
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...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Say YES to Amendment 43 - Limited 2018 South Atlantic Red Snapper Season »
NOAA Fisheries is considering new regulations that would open the door for a 2018 limited season for red snapper in the So...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Gathers in DC for American Boating Congress »
Starting today, MRAA and other representatives of the recreational boating industry will convene in Washington DC for the...
Monday, April 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Safe Boating Council Offers Free Boating Safety Resources »
The National Boating Safe Boating Council is offering dealerships free resources to support boating and water safety effor...
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Outlines Priorities With Beltway and Industry Leaders »
ORR Serves as Nation’s Premier Outdoor Recreation Coalition Representing Significant Sector of U.S. Economy Congressi...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ORR Welcomes Department of Interior’s New Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee »
The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable welcomed the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of the members of the newly...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Interior Secretary Zinke Announces Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund Grant »
Last week, U.S. Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke, joined Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Kleefisch in announcing the disbur...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACMA Releases Annual Policy Resolutions »
The Advisory Council of Marine Associations has released its annual list of policy resolutions. ACMA is comprised of assoc...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA, Industry Calls for Creation of Outdoor Recreation Offices in All 50 States »
The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, of which MRAA is a member, last week called for governors in all 50 states to esta...
Monday, March 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key Senate Committee Approves Modern Fish Act »
Last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved S. 1520, the Modernizing Recreation...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Zinke announces $60 million to promote fishing and boating and $14 million to BIG »
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recrea...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to California's Prop 65 are Coming »
WASHINGTON, DC, – The National Marine Manufacturers Association recently released a white paper updating their members o...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Welcome Government Recognition of Industry as GDP Contributor »
I naugural Report Highlights Economic Influence of Outdoor Recreation Industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Outdoor Rec...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Recreation Coalition, Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable to Unify as Outdoor Recreation »
Washington, D.C. – Recreation industry leaders announced today the formation of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), a...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Status of Blue Accent Lighting and Non-compliant Navigation Lights Raises Concerns »
Boat owners increasingly request the installation of after-market or OEM-installed decorative lights on their vessels as a...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA tackles workforce with Congressional Boating Caucus »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, in partnership with the National Marine Manufacturers...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOI Signals Reorganization Efforts »
As reported by the Washington Post and E&E News, the US Department of the Interior is planning to undertake a reorgani...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NSBC Names New Executive Director »
The National Safe Boating Council has named Peg Phillips as the organization’s new executive director. “We’re excited...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overtime Update: Department of Labor Reaches Out to Public »
You may remember in 2016 when President Obama’s Department Of Labor made an unprecedented change to the requirements of th...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recreation Leaders Meet With Commerce Secretary Ross »
Outdoor recreation is vital to the economic and healthful well-being of America. The industry generates $887 billion in di...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA, Partners Send Message to Administration and Congress Regarding Broken Ethanol Policy »
WASHINGTON, DC, May 3, 2017 – Yesterday, a letter was sent from MRAA and a group of industry partners to the Trump adminis...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA, Outdoor Recreation Executives Publish Letter to Administration in WSJ »
WASHINGTON, D.C.,  May 4, 2017 — In an open letter published yesterday in the Wall Street Journal, MRAA and executive...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe Appoints Paul Rauch To Lead Agency’s Wildlife and Spo »
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe Appoints Paul Rauch To Lead Agency’s Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoratio...

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