The new Congress and what it means for boating

Jonathan Sweet
January 14, 2015

With the 114th Congress taking office this month, it’s time for issues new and old to take center stage again. Boating Industry talked to Nicole Vasilaros, director of regulatory and legal affairs at the National Marine Manufacturers Association, about some of the key legislative issues facing the... Read more »

U.S. Rep. Candice Miller to continue as Congressional Boating Caucus co-chair

Boating Industry
January 9, 2015

U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., issued the following statement announcing that she will continue serving as a co-chair of the Congressional Boating Caucus for the 114th Congress and welcoming the new co-chair, Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla. “I grew up on the Great Lakes, and my family was in the marina... Read more »

Making sense of the Magnuson-Stevens Act


By Tom Kaiser
June 9, 2014

Much has been made of the pending reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), which manages commercial and recreational saltwater fisheries in the United States. It’s a contentious bill that, recreational marine interests suggest, is too heavily weighted toward... Read more »