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Law and Order

Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting small-business owners and their employees.

SEMA News—April 2013 

LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
By Steve McDonald

Law and Order

STATE UPDATE

Law and Order

Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting small-business owners and their employees.

SEMA News—March 2013

LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
By Steve McDonald

Law and Order

STATE UPDATE

SEMA Political Action Committee Gears Up for Exciting 2013

New Year Offers New Opportunities to Support Pro-Industry Lawmakers The year 2012 was an exciting and successful one for the SEMA Political Action Committee (SEMA PAC). A majority of the candidates SEMA PAC supported in the 2012 election won their contests, helping to expand SEMA’s working relationships with pro-business, pro-industry members of Congress. SEMA PAC’s support helped secure these successes. In 2013, SEMA PAC can grow stronger than ever in its 10-year history.

SEMA News—March 2013

FROM THE HILL
By Dan Sadowski

SEMA Political Action Committee Gears Up for Exciting 2013

New Year Offers New Opportunities to Support Pro-Industry Lawmakers

Election Results Demand Legislative Compromise, But Outlook for New Congress Remains Unclear

A Fresh Start in Washington? Before last year’s election, we predicted that the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate would remain divided along party lines. The election results proved that prognosis to be correct. President Obama was reelected; Republicans continue to control the House and Democrats control the Senate. With the election behind us, we can now more fully explore the ramifications of continued divided government.

SEMA News—February 2013

FROM THE HILL
By Dan Sadowski

Election Results Demand Legislative Compromise, But Outlook for New Congress Remains Unclear

A Fresh Start in Washington?

Harnessing Industry Horsepower

Harnessing Industry Horsepower As the fight to defend the automotive hobby continues, the opportunity to showcase the SEMA Action Network’s (SAN) efforts to the specialty-equipment industry remains critical. SEMA-member businesses represent an integral component in successfully reaching lawmakers with a unified message on important legislation.

SEMA News—February 2013

LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
By Colby Martin

Harnessing Industry Horsepower

Act Now to Protect the Hobby

Law and Order

Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting small-business owners and their employees.

SEMA News—February 2013

LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
By Steve McDonald

Law and Order

Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting small-business owners and their employees.

STATE UPDATE

California State Legislature:

“A Woman’s Place Is in the Garage”

Congresswoman Jackie Speier Supports SEMA Mustang Build During Visit to 2012 SEMA Show U.S. Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) took time from her busy election-year schedule to speak at the Performance Warehouse Association (PWA) breakfast and tour the 2012 SEMA Show. Rep. Speier was elected to Congress in 2008 and represents most of San Mateo County, including a portion of San Francisco. She previously served in both the California State Assembly and Senate.

SEMA News—January 2013

FROM THE HILL
By Dan Sadowski

“A Woman’s Place Is in the Garage”

Congresswoman Jackie Speier Supports SEMA Mustang Build During Visit to 2012 SEMA Show

Law and Order

Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting small-business owners and their employees.

SEMA News—January 2013

LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
By Steve McDonald

Law and Order

STATE UPDATE

Law and Order

The laws and regulations that govern how SEMA members do business have a growing impact on the way automotive specialty-equipment products are made, distributed and marketed. SEMA’s charge is to stay on top of relevant state and federal legislation and regulations to ensure the best possible outcome for its membership. The following are just a few examples of critical legislative/regulatory issues that the SEMA government affairs team was involved in this year.

SEMA News—December 2012

LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
By Steve McDonald

Elections Have Consequences

Critical Decisions Will Have Lasting Effects on Small-Business Community As the 2012 SEMA Show opens its doors, the world’s eyes will be focused on the final days of this year’s contentious election campaign. Candidates across the country are making their closing arguments to attract any undecided voters who may still have a chance of affecting the final outcome.

SEMA News—November 2012

FROM THE HILL
By Dan Sadowski

Elections Have Consequences

Critical Decisions Will Have Lasting Effects on Small-Business Community

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