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TPP – Thank you President Trump for reconsidering

Global trade has been in the headlines recently and many are concerned about the impact of a trade war. The U.S. and China have both been using threatening rhetoric that has some people worried. Because of these developments, President Trump has recently asked his team to reconsider the administration’s position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). TPP was a hot campaign ...

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The Future: An open letter to President Trump

Dear Mr. President, You have a big job, in fact, the biggest. I cannot imagine the number of items you must consider each day. Therefore, I want to be respectful of your time while also asking you to consider some thoughts that I believe are critical to the future of our country. Mr. President, as you know, the world is ...

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Facebook won an election. It can grow your business too.

In a recent 60 Minutes interview, Brad Parscale, digital director for the Trump campaign, discussed that Facebook played a major role in the president’s win last November. Let’s take a look at a couple factors on how he did it and apply it to our own businesses as manufacturers and dealers. Social advertising vs. traditional “Facebook now lets you get ...

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President Trump proclaims June 2017 Great Outdoors Month

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed June as Great Outdoors Month – marking the 15th time a president has recognized the importance of the Great Outdoors with a presidential proclamation. He is the third president to celebrate Great Outdoors Month and the fifth to take action on either the month or its predecessor, Great Outdoors Week. The proclamation, which was requested ...

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Industry associations send message to administration and Congress on ethanol policy

On May 4, a letter was sent from a group of industry partners to the Trump administration and Congress. The coalition of recreational boating and sportfishing interests urged action to fix America’s broken ethanol policy. The American Sportfishing Association , Boat Owners Association of The United States, National Marine Manufacturers Association and Marine Retailers Association of the Americas on behalf ...

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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

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

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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