WASHINGTON — A flurry of activity this week on Capitol Hill placed the interests of the marine industry squarely in front of the Congress that represents them.
WASHINGTON — The American Boating Congress was packed with speakers and information Wednesday before the marine industry set out to reach as many senators and House members possible on the event’s final day.
WASHINGTON — Partisan politics have to stop, but it will take members of Congress shifting more toward the middle for it to happen.
WASHINGTON — Bring a friend.
WASHINGTON — The National Marine Manufacturers Association is asking the marine industry to try to get support for the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund, a $600 million-a-year fund that helps fund fishing around the country.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., received the Conservationist of the Year Award from the Center for Coastal Conservation on Tuesday during the American Boating Congress.
WASHINGTON — The 2014 American Boating Congress opened with a welcome reception cruise along the Potomac River Monday evening as some of the biggest names in boating sipped cocktails and casually discussed marine industry topics ranging from boat shows to Grow Boating initiatives.
WASHINGTON — Many of the marine industry’s most prominent executives gathered this morning for some Schoolhouse Rock.
The 2014 American Boating Congress starts tonight with a welcome-reception boat cruise along the Potomac River before marine industry members meet with members of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday to push boating-friendly legislation.
New York Afloat, a new in-water boat show slated to debut in New York Sept. 10-14 this year, has been postponed until 2015, pending the approval of a no-wake zone along the Hudson River. The National Marine Manufacturers Association, the group that owns the show, pushed the launch date back because it had not received…more