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NMMA hosts MN State Legislators at Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 28 Mar 04:06 PDT

Last weekend, NMMA hosted two Minnesota state legislators at the 87th Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow in Minneapolis, serving as a key component of the association's expanded state advocacy efforts. Representative Jim Davnie (D-MN-63A) of South Minneapolis and Representative Rick Hansen (D-MN-52A) of South St. Paul toured the show and met with exhibitors to learn more about the outdoor recreation industry.

Representative Davnie and Representative Hansen had the opportunity to speak with exhibitors about challenges the industry faces, including workforce shortages, trade, and tax. Additionally, they discussed the strong economic impact the outdoor recreation industry has on the local economy. In Minnesota, outdoor recreation consumers spend $16.7 billion annually and the industry generates $1.4 billion in state and local tax revenue.

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