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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, May 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Leads MTAs in Opposition to National Oceans Policy »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas led a group of 14 national and state marine trades associations in stro...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA: 'Kill the Death Tax' »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is submitting letters to the U.S. Senate and has launched a marine retai...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA approves E15 usage »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently approved usage of an ethanol blend of up to 15 percent in gasoline. Th...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA opposes EPA takeover of private lakes »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas supports S. 2245, a bill introduced by Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming)...
Thursday, March 29, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate, House extend transportation funding »
The Washington Post reported today that the House and Senate both approved a 90-day extension for transportation funding....
Wednesday, March 28, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dangerous precedent being debated in Connecticut »
The Connecticut Marine Trades Association is alerting its members of what it calls "a very intrusive bill," HB 5128, An Ac...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA supports efforts to fund dredging »
Through the Highway Bill, which we have been following over the last few weeks and months, the House of Representatives is...
Sunday, March 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
U of M: CAFE standards could mean bigger cars »
I find the article at the link below a little hard to believe, but I wanted to provide you with a brief status on the...
Sunday, March 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Hill: House sidesteps Highway Bill »
The following is a link to an article in the non-partisan newspaper "The Hill," on the Highway Bill. As you may recall, th...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA opposes Mass. license buy back effort »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas authored a letter opposing a state initiative in Massachusetts known as...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed 54.5 mpg CAFÉ could cost industry jobs and sales »
A proposed U.S. rule which would require automakers to double their vehicles average fuel economy to 54.5 mpg by 2025 ma...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rep. Pingree Introduces Working Waterfronts Bill »
Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) introduced H.R. 3109, the Keep America’s Waterfronts Working Act of 2012, along with 17 o...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
NOAA Sets Catch Limits on All Managed Species »
In an unprecedented effort to sustain commercial and recreational fishing in the next several decades, the National Ocea...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Longshore Rule Out »
In 2009, after a long fought battle by a coalition of recreational boating trade groups, the Longshore and Harbor Worker...
Thursday, March 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Highway Bill pulled from House floor »
The following will link you to a newsletter from the American Recreation Coalition. You will note that the newsletter says...
Thursday, February 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court to hear arguments against Affordable Care Act »
I attended a briefing this afternoon on the upcoming case the Supreme Court will hold, which may repeal parts of the Affor...
Friday, February 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on the status of the House Transportation Bill »
The link below will take you to a brief article by The Huffington Post on the current status of the House Transportation...
Thursday, February 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maryland considers hiking boat registration fees »
The following is an article from the Annapolis Capital newspaper about a proposal to raise boat registration fees in the...
Thursday, February 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
RPC: White House admits Obamacare failure »
The following includes a brief report from the Republican Policy Committee on the implementation of the new health care la...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minority Whip's Feb. 15th schedule includes H.B. 7 »
As you will see from the Minority Whip's Schedule , The House will begin debate tomorrow on H.R. 7, the Transportatio...
Sunday, February 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
H.R. 7's budget impact report »
Since we have been working hard on the passage of H.R. 7, I thought you may want to read the very brief budget impact, as...
Thursday, February 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund »
Just a brief update on the re-authorization of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund. As you may recall, I...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transportation Bill up for vote as early as Thursday »
The attached file below is a summary the Transportation Bill the House may be voting on as early as Thursday.  As I m...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rep. Miller Praises Release of Study on Combating the Threat of Asian Carp »
The issue of Asian Carp is big along the Great Lakes, Mississippi River, and Illinois River, with numerous efforts being m...
Thursday, January 26, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
WP: Long-term transportation funding likely to be delayed »
The following link will take you to an article I saw in today's Washington Post on the status of the Transportation Bill...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S.C.G. reports accounting for Sport FIsh and Boating Safety Fund »
The following is a link to a brief Federal Register article that was just published. It provides an accounting overview of...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax extenders letter signed by MRAA »
The following is a letter that the MRAA signed on to and was recently delivered to every member of Congress. The letter ur...
Monday, November 28, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: Nov. 28, 2011 »
Membership Advisory MRAA Board Approves ACMA Resolutions Setting 2012 Legislative Agenda The...
Monday, October 24, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dealer Alert: Oct. 24, 2011 »
DEALER ALERT The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has been charged with the task of $1.5 tr...
Thursday, June 9, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: June 9, 2011 »
Membership Advisory MRAA JOINS BUSINESS COALITION TO KEEP POLITICS OUT OF FEDERAL CONTRACT AND GR...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: April 12, 2011 »
MEMBERSHIP ADVISORY NBSAC Approves Mandatory Life Jacket Resolution for Boaters Me...
Monday, March 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: March 7, 2011 »
Membership Advisory Senate Passes Wallop-Breaux Extension March 7, 2011 ~ On Thursday eveni...
Thursday, March 3, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: March 3, 2011 »
Membership Advisory MRAA Issues Position Paper Opposing Mandatory Adult Wear of Life Jackets...
Thursday, March 3, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: March 3, 2011 »
Membership Advisory House of Representatives Passes Repeal of 1099 Requirement for Small Business...
Wednesday, March 2, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Advisory: March 2, 2011 »
Membership Advisory Boaters Beware E15 Can Damage Your Boat Boca Grande—On January 21,...

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