Congressman Steve Cohen took a few hours out of his busy August schedule to visit with management and employees at the COMP Cams’ headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. Rep. Cohen participated in a roundtable discussion about small-business issues with COMP’s executive team and then toured the facility, including the machine shop and research and development (R&D) department.
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I am not the world’s greatest authority on the subject of cars and propulsion systems, but I’m probably pretty high on the list in Congress. Some people want cars to go away entirely. Others think we are headed to all electrics, all hybrids or fuel cells. Of course, there are 130 million cars and trucks in the United States today, which are almost entirely powered by gasoline.
More members of Congress than ever are aligning themselves with the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers on Capitol Hill established to raise awareness of the economic importance of the automotive specialty-equipment industry.
As the political climate continues to evolve in advance of the 2010 elections, SEMA members arrived in Washington, D.C., for the biennual SEMA Washington Rally.
The United States Senate passed Senate Resolution 513 (S. Res. 513) at the request of the SEMA and the Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO), designating July 9, 2010, as Collector Car Appreciation Day.
On March 23, President Barack Obama signed the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” into law, completing a year of contentious debate and creating the largest government mandate in recent history.
United States Congressman John Campbell took time from his busy schedule in January to meet with SEMA members at an event hosted by Hillbank Motor Corporation in Irvine, California.
Being knowledgeable on issues that affect your customers is good business. On that topic, one of the biggest challenges impacting off-road enthusiasts is the closure of public lands to motorized recreation.
U.S. Representative Bill Posey has been passionate about cars all his life, and he has been a friend to SEMA and auto enthusiasts.
Lawmakers are seeking to enact legislation in 2009 that would fundamentally reform how Americans gain access to the nation’s health care system.