Secretary Ross Indicates Good News Ahead for South Atlantic Snapper Anglers
The U.S. Commerce Secretary visited Maverick Boat Group to meet with industry leaders.
Michigan congressman wants Corps of Engineers to focus on boaters
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton backs legislation to require the agency to consider recreational harbor maintenance when planning projects.
Yeargin elected chairman of Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee
ORAC advises the U.S. Secretary of the Interior on issues related to outdoor recreation.
U.S. marine companies urge ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement
Letter from businesses in all 50 states sent to Congress.
Trump administration to move most of the Bureau of Land Management out of D.C. by 2020
NMMA calls the undertaking “laudable,” but some analysts worry it could lessen the department’s influence on Capitol Hill.
Fishing and boating industry stakeholders advocate on Capitol Hill during ‘Center Focus on Washington’
The Center for Sportfishing Policy also elected new board members.
Republican Senator says aluminum steel tariffs are “a tax on Americans”
Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says in WSJ op-ed that the new Nafta “is dead” as long as constituents pay the price for retaliatory tariffs.
House Appropriations bill would fund workforce development
The proposed bill would allocate billions to the Department of Labor.
Democrats and President Trump agree to forge ahead with $2 trillion infrastructure package
NMMA applauds discussion; insiders say Senate Republican majority won’t be on board.
Industry leaders meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary
Wilbur Ross met with boating and fishing leaders yesterday in Fort Lauderdale.
Government agency distributes more than $1 billion for increased access
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s funds will also be used for wildlife habitat conservation.
Fishing groups ask Congress to ban “walls of death”
American Sportfishing Association sponsors fly-in to advocate for restrictions on California’s drift gillnets.