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Boating industry priorities included in Senate Spending Package

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 9 Nov 2019 13:40 GMT
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Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a spending measure called a "minibus" - a legislative package that contains multiple appropriations bills - which includes several of the recreational boating industry's top funding priorities. NMMA outlined these measures in a letter to Congress earlier this year, calling the programs vital to promoting and protecting boating access and local economies that depend on the industry.

The minibus includes funding for the Department of Commerce, the Department of the Interior - two agencies that have significant impact on the industry - and important initiatives like Great Lakes restoration, marine sanctuaries, and outdoor recreation.

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