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TPP – Good for the boating industry and the USA

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been in the press a fair bit the past several months. It is one of the Obama Administration’s top priorities for 2016. For those not familiar with TPP, it is a trade agreement between 12 countries (the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Chile and Vietnam) that make up ...

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Thanks Congress and Mr. President

At different times all of us in the U.S. look at what is happening in Washington D.C. and scratch our heads; we wonder how our leaders could miss some of the most obvious things. Many of us are quick to complain when we see this happening. At other times our leaders get it right and when they do they should ...

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Approve the tax extenders now, then create long-term tax stability

The U.S. Congress is creating an environment of unnecessary uncertainty related to certain tax provisions that is hurting our country and industry. Congress’s handling of these provisions, commonly called “tax extenders,” with inaction and delay creates an environment of instability for U.S. businesses which hurts the U.S. economy, our competitiveness around the world and costs U.S. jobs. Of course this ...

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Renew the EX-IM Bank Charter

Congress is playing political games with the Export-Import (EX-IM) Bank, a U.S. government agency that supports U.S. businesses around the world and directly creates jobs in the USA. This summer Congress allowed the charter for the EX-IM bank to expire and it is already costing jobs in the U.S. Crazier yet, since the EX-IM bank charges U.S. businesses for its ...

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Congress needs to take action on infrastructure

For much of our nation’s history, infrastructure has provided the U.S. with a significant global advantage. But what was once our advantage is quickly becoming a vulnerability. Our company Correct Craft, like many in the boating industry, is uniquely American. A builder of multiple boat and engine brands and one of the largest companies in our industry, we manufacture our ...

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