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BoatUS: Trump budget could affect boating safety, access

After its first look at the Trump administration’s new budget blueprint released March 16, Boat Owners Association of The United States says that boat owners should be aware of potential budget impacts that could affect boating safety, access and the health of our waterways. “The administration’s budget proposal clearly reflects a different set of priorities over previous years,” said BoatUS ...

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NMMA raises concerns over Trump budget

President Trump's Budget Blueprint released this week calls for cuts to several department that have "a significant impact on the recreational boating industry," the National Marine Manufacturers Association said in an analysis released Friday. The budget, if enacted, would have a 10 percent increase in defense spending ($603 billion), with a 10 percent decrease in non-defense spending ($462 billion). Departments ...

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Trout Unlimited criticizes President Trump’s budget proposal

After reviewing President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget request, Trout Unlimited is criticizing what it calls "ill-conceived cuts" and calling on Congress to reject them. The president has proposed a 31 percent decrease to the EPA, including elimination of programs to restore the Great Lakes and clean up the Chesapeake Bay basin, as well as enforcement of the Clean Water ...

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Weekly 5: Powerboat registrations up 6.3 percent in 2016

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. NMMA: Powerboat registrations up 6.3 percent in 2016 New powerboat registrations were up 6.3 percent through December 2016, NMMA reported in its latest New Powerboat Registrations Report. According ...

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Weekly 5: NMMA urges industry to sign Trump ethanol petition

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. NMMA urges industry to sign Trump ethanol petition The deadline is Tuesday to sign a Boating United petition to be delivered to President Trump, urging him to take ...

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Open letter to President Trump

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Dear President Trump, First, congratulations on your victory in last year’s hard fought campaign. You connected with tens of millions of American who have trusted you with their hopes for the future. As CEO of one of the boating industry’s largest companies with manufacturing across the USA, over 1,000 employees, and distribution in 70 countries, I want to do my ...

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Kawasaki releases statement on The New Celebrity Apprentice

Kawasaki has released a statement regarding comments that were made by an employee of the company regarding "The New Celebrity Apprentice." “Throughout its 50-year history in the United States, Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., its subsidiaries and affiliates, have remained neutral in regards to American politics. Recently published comments relating to ‘The New Celebrity Apprentice’ and President-Elect Donald Trump’s involvement in ...

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Weekly 5: Proposal to close Florida bridge raises boating concerns

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Proposal to close Florida bridge raises boating concerns The closure of a drawbridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale in February could cost local boating businesses hundreds of thousands of ...

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Weekly 5: Industry scrutinizes Trump position on ethanol

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Industry scrutinizes Trump position on ethanol With a Republican administration under President-elect Donald Trump coming to Washington, the boating industry is looking to see how it handles ethanol ...

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