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BoatPAC meets with NMMA members in Oklahoma, Florida

Last week, BoatPAC hit the road, visiting NMMA members in Oklahoma and Florida. BoatPAC is the federal political action committee (PAC) of NMMA and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, which helps support invaluable legislative champions who advocate on behalf of the recreational boating industry. In Oklahoma, NMMA Political Advocacy and Engagement Director Erica Crocker met with Mick Webber and Cale ...

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NMMA appoints Dana Russikoff to MACD Board

SureShade announced that National Marine Manufacturer Association (NMMA) has appointed Dana Russikoff, SureShade’s business leader and co-founder, to the Marine Accessories and Components Division (MACD) as a board member. The MACD board serves the nearly 600 NMMA member companies in both the OEM and aftermarket segments, and is vested in the success to protect and grow recreational boating through public policy ...

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ABC offers chance to shape policy

The boating industry heads to the nation’s capital This year’s American Boating Congress kicks off May 9 and offers the boating industry a chance to shape the debate in an important election year. As in the past, dozens of industry associations are supporting this year’s ABC, with 35 co-hosts, including Boating Industry, as of March. ABC 2016 will be May ...

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Weekly 5: New Jersey passes pontoon safety law

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 Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New Jersey passes pontoon safety law A new New Jersey law, signed last week by Gov. Chris Christie, will require new safety training and signage for renters of ...

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BoatPAC offering new election resource

There's plenty of coverage out there about the upcoming 2016 presidential and Congressional elections, but how do the candidates' stands affect the marine industry? BoatPAC, the marine industry's political action committee, will be offering advice throughout the year through its new 2016 Election Center. Later this month, the PAC will be previewing the center through a webinar to help industry ...

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Marine industry’s political action committees merge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and the National Marine Manufacturers Association have merged their political action committees to form one voice for recreational boating on Capitol Hill. BoatPAC, the recreational boating industry’s political action committee, is overseen by a joint board of MRAA and NMMA members. BoatPAC enables the marine industry to build and strengthen ...

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