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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, 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...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Joins Coalition Supporting the Sportfishing Act of 2016 »
The recreational fishing and boating community — including the MRAA — strongly supported recent action taken by the Senate...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Board Chair Meets With Tenn. Senators »
Randy Wattenbarger, principal of Cleveland Boat Center and chairman of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, t...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Submit Your Comments on National Recreational Boating Safety Program »
Each year, approximately 650 boaters die and thousands are injured in recreational boating accidents. To coordinate effort...
Sunday, April 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Joins Coalition Supporting Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, along with more than a dozen organizations representing various segments...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slate of 2016 ACMA Resolutions Approved by MRAA Board »
The MRAA Board of Directors accepted and approved a set of eight resolutions presented by the Advisory Council of Marine A...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Hearing Sheds Light on Shifting Positions on the RFS »
The following post discussing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was originally published online by the Center for Regulat...
Thursday, February 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leaders Convene for Congressional Briefing on State of Boating »
Four of the boating industry’s most influential organizations were on Capitol Hill this week WASHINGTON, D.C. — Me...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introducing the Boating Industry’s Election HQ »
Tuesday marked the first election on the path to the White House for the Republican and Democratic candidates for Pre...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABC Announces 2016 Keynote Speakers »
The American Boating Congress has announced the addition of TWO new keynote speakers to the 2016 agenda. Join MRAA and the...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Times Publishes Scathing Review of U.S. Ethanol Policy »
The Feb. 1 edition of the New York Times included an extensive feature story headlined “Ethanol Mandate, a Boon to Iowa Al...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marine Industry’s Political Action Committees Merge »
Federal Elections Committee grants final approval to merger of MRAA and NMMA political action committees WASHINGTON,...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Sales Tax Law Gives NJ Boating Industry Big Boost »
Via the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ):  The recreational boating industry in New Jersey wa...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coast Guard Bill Placed on Senate Calendar »
Coast Guard Bill Placed on Senate Calendar The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 ( or...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
How You Can Support the Miami International Boat Show »
How You Can Support the Miami International Boat Show As both members of the Marine Retai...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inside the New U.S. Transportation Bill and How it Affects Boat Dealers »
Inside New U.S. Transportation Bill and How it Affects Boat Dealers In a rare display of bipartis...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sound Off! Help Shape How Feds Classify Boating Occupations »
Are YOU interested in having your voice heard when it comes to how the U.S. government classifies and tracks various occup...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Representative Garret Graves introduces Sport Fish Restoration Bill in House »
Representative Garret Graves introduces Sport Fish Restoration Bill in House  On September 9 th , Congressman Gar...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Panel Considers Effects of Biscayne Park Closure »
  On August 3rd, hundreds of concerned Florida locals crowded inside the William F. Dickinson community center in...
Saturday, August 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Committee Hearing to Discuss RFS »
  On July 23 rd , the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a joint hearing of the Subcommittee o...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two For Two: Second Young Bill Passes House Today »
Washington, D.C. – Alaska Congressman Don Young’s legislation to renew, amend and strengthen the Magnuson-Stevens Fishe...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Releases Ethanol Standards »
EPA Releases Ethanol Standards The Environmental Protection Agency has released its proposal for the next three years...
Monday, May 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Committee approves Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill »
House Committee approves Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill On April 30, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Com...
Monday, May 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Magnuson Stevens Reauthorization Clears First Hurdle »
Magnuson Stevens Reauthorization Clears First Hurdle The House Committee on Natural Resources gave initial approval to...
Monday, May 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes Repeal of Death Tax »
House Passes Repeal of Death Tax Recently, the House approved legislation to repeal the 40% federal tax on estates. H....
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
MRAA Identifies Legislative Priorities for 2015 »
MRAA Identifies Legislative Priorities for 2015   "Take action to be an advocate and supporter of the S...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACMA Meets at MDCE »
On Saturday evening, Nov. 15, representatives of the many regional, state and local marine trades associations will meet...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mid-Term Election Predictions »
It’s around this time that MRAA members typically ask the association to make predictions regarding "what’s next” for th...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Meets With OMB on Renewable Fuel »
On Sept. 22, MRAA and 13 other groups working to change the renewable fuel standard for ethanol additives to gasoline me...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to Expect During the Lame Duck »
It’s a strange environment on Capitol Hill when members and staff return to work immediately following the Nov. 2 electi...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bills Introduced on Boat Occupancy Standards »
Responding to a boating fatality in New York, two similar bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives and...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Submits RFS For Approval »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent its final Renewable Fuel Standard rule on volume obligation to the Office...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
GLRI Funding to Target Harmful Algae Blooms »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Sept. 3 that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative will provide almo...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hill Looks Toward Quick September Session »
After a five-week recess, Congress returned to work Sept. 8 with the hope of averting a government shutdown before rushi...
Saturday, August 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anti-Ethanol Lobby to Support H.R. 875 »
With 24 co-sponsors, a bill introduced by Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) has the full support of several large, diverse...

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