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NMMA, outdoor industry partners team up to champion recreation industry stimulus needs

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 25 Mar 09:27 PDT
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NMMA is actively working in partnership with marine industry stakeholders and the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) to call on Congress and the administration to address imminent needs of the recreational boating and broader outdoor recreation industry in forthcoming federal relief packages to support small businesses and protect employees.

In a letter to congressional leadership, NMMA was joined by the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) in requesting the recreational boating industry’s priorities be addressed in federal relief responses. Highlighting the significance of the recreational boating industry in local economies across the country, NMMA, MRAA and AMI encouraged lawmakers to take decisive action to further protect employees, support small business, and allow the U.S. marine industry to reinvest in America.

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