For the second consecutive year, federal government statistics demonstrated that outdoor recreation is a key driver of the national economy and communities around the country.
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The U.S. Department of Labor has issued final regulations to raise the cap from $23,660 to $35,568 a year for management, administrative and professional employees who are exempt from receiving overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation (AB 5) designed to curb businesses’ use of independent contractors.
Legislation (S.B. 179) has been introduced in Ohio to require license plates on the front and rear of all motor vehicles.
Once signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom, SB 112 will take effect immediately.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intends to revoke a waiver issued previously to California to set greenhouse gas emissions rules that are tougher than federal standards.
A package of bills (S.B. 344, S.B. 345, and S.B. 346) introduced in Michigan to allow for the titling and registration of surplus and historic military vehicles was approved by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and await consideration by the full Senate.
President Trump has postponed for two weeks a scheduled 5% increase in tariffs on Chinese goods as a gesture of good will in advance of resumed trade talks.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a proposed rule to give truck drivers additional flexibility when calculating hours-of-service.
In the halls of Congress, success is often directly related to the size of your rolodex. The more friends you have in your corner, the more likely you are to get things accomplished. With the automotive specialty aftetmarket industry continuing to grow, having a powerful voice in the nation’s capital is critical to keeping that engine running smoothly. Thanks to the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus, the industry is connected with some of the most important contacts in Washington—the politicians.