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Weekly 5: Report calls for boating industry growth through 2018
The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
HAI: General Aviation Pilot Protection Act Good For Growing The Pilot Population
H.R. 3708 would direct the FAA to revise or issue new regulations that would allow pilots to fly aircraft up to six-place aircraft weighing less than 6,000 lbs.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Proposed Legislation Would Cut Third-Class Medical Requirement for Many GA Pilots
December 11, 2013 - Reps. Todd Rokita and Sam Graves introduced a bill in the U.S. House today that seeks to abolish the third-class medical certificate for many pilots who fly recreationally.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
House Missouri members urge mortgage rules delay
Dec. 11, 2013 - House members representing the state of Missouri, noting concerns raised by credit unions, wrote CFPB Director Richard Cordray Tuesday urging him to extend the implementation period for mortgage rules currently set to take effect in January.
Industry Groups Back Design-Build Measure
A House panel has heard industry officials' support for a bill that seeks to rein in lengthy short lists for federal design-build projects.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Administration Knew SHOP Wasn't Ready in August
A government investigation into the health-care law rollout has discovered new email exchanges that show the Obama administration was aware the federal SHOP exchange for small business insurance needed to be delayed as early as August.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Graves Welcomes House Passage of Small Business Capital Access and Jobs Preservation Act
House Committee on Small Business December 4, 2013 Contact: DJ Jordan, Joel Hannahs 202.225.5821 Graves Welcomes House Passage of Small Business Capital Access and Jobs Preservation Act WASHINGTON, DC - Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves today welcomed House passage of the Small Business Capital Access and Jobs Preservation Act , which ... (more)
NBAA Welcomes Key House Committee Passage of Legislation Addressing FAA Sleep Apnea Rule
The National Business Aviation Association thanked a key U.S. House of Representatives panel for approving legislation that would compel the Federal Aviation Administration to follow established rulemaking processes before implementing a new requirement that some pilots be screened for obstructive sleep apnea prior to receiving a medical ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.
Just as most of the country was heading full throttle toward the tryptophan-induced haze that is Thanksgiving, the White House announced yet another delay in the rollout of Obamacare one that affects small businesses.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Family Research Council
Under ObamaCare, Misery Loves Companies
Before Cyber Monday, it was Cyber Saturday for HealthCare.gov, as the President's deadline for fixing the website came and went without most of the improvements he promised.
NBAA Welcomes Enactment of Small Aircraft Revitalization Act Into Law
The National Business Aviation Association welcomes President Barack Obama's signature into law of the Small Aircraft Revitalization Act of 2013, formally enacting valuable legislation to dramatically enhance the certification process for new light general aviation aircraft, avionics and other equipment.
Why the Long Wait for a New SBA Chief?
Karen Mills announced her resignation as administrator of the Small Business Administration in February, but didn't leave the agency until August, when she decamped for a job at Harvard University.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Small businesses interested in buying marketplace health insurance plans for their workers will have to purchase them from agents, brokers or insurance companies for the next year, rather than through the government website.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Small Businesses Get One-Year Delay In Health Insurance Process
The Obama administration announced it is delaying until November 2014 a requirement that small businesses shop for health insurance via the troubled federal HealthCare.gov site, which has been blamed for many problems since its launch last month.
The Washington Post
Nine months later, White House won't say whether it is even looking for a new SBA chief
Karen Mills, the former head of the Small Business Administration , announced her resignation in February.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Let the Bids Begin - EAA Holiday Auction Starts Friday
November 21, 2013 - Acting swiftly on the heels of major opposition to a recently announced FAA aeromedical policy on obstructive sleep apnea , a bipartisan bill was introduced today in the House of Representatives that would require the measure to undergo a formal rulemaking process with an opportunity for public comment before being implemented.
Packed house discusses future of KCI
Citizens of all ages from near and far attended Congressman Sam Graves' public forum Monday late afternoon at the Riverside City Hall regarding the future of the Kansas City International Airport located in Platte County.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
US News & World Report
Tech Startups Seek Finance Breaks from Congress
On average, only one-third of tech startups last 10 years. Many are often scrapped by entrepreneurs to make way for better ideas.