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House Passes AV Legislation
MEMA applauds the House of Representatives for their passage of H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act, which creates a roadmap for continued deployment of... READ MORE

Congress Returns to a Packed Fall Agenda
September 05
Congress returns from August recess with a crowded September agenda.  There are only twelve working legislative days this month for Congress to... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Decision to Proceed Without BAT on Tax Reform
July 28
MEMA supports and appreciates the joint statement released this week by the White House and Congressional leaders that tax reform will... READ MORE
Automated Vehicles Bill Speeds Through House Committee
July 27
MEMA applauds the House Energy and Commerce Committee on its unanimous vote (54-0) to pass automated vehicle legislation. The package... READ MORE
MEMA Submits Letter to President Applauding Executive Order on Apprenticeships
June 27 by Catherine Boland
Last week, MEMA President Steve Handschuh sent a letter to President Trump applauding the Executive Order on apprenticeships and indicating... READ MORE
MEMA Attends Right to Repair Act Implementation Hearing
June 08
On Tuesday, June 6, MEMA attended the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure hearing on H.R. 2784, an act... READ MORE
Record-Setting Summit Carries Suppliers’ Message to Capitol Hill
May 23
A record number of attendees participated in the 2017 MEMA Legislative Summit May 17 and 18 with 180 members of AASA, HDMA, MERA, and OESA in... READ MORE
Sens. Peters and Thune Announce Plans for Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation
February 14
Yesterday, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) announced a joint effort to explore legislation in self-driving vehicle... READ MORE
114th Congress Wraps Up
December 13
The lame duck session of the 114th Congress has ended.  The 115th Congress will convene on January 3, 2017.  Before adjourning... READ MORE
Energy Conferees Still Working - MEMA Urges Inclusion of Industry Priorities
December 06 by Catherine Boland
Last week, House and Senate Energy Bill conferees continued discussions about completing work on comprehensive energy legislation.  The bill... READ MORE
Overtime Rule Blocked
November 29 by Leigh Merino
Last week, the federal district court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction, delaying the implementation of the... READ MORE
DOL Persuader Rule Blocked
November 22 by Leigh Merino
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a permanent nationwide injunction preventing the implementation of the... READ MORE
Congress is Out, but Plenty Left on Administration’s Safety Agenda
October 04 by Leigh Merino
Congress may be out of session until after Election Day, but the Obama Administration is not slowing down, propagating a variety of federal agency... READ MORE
Employee Voter Registration Week
September 15 by Briana Huxley
MEMA has partnered with Employee Voter Registration Week, an effort to shrink the number of unregistered eligible private sector voters... READ MORE
California’s Proposition 65 Reform Finalized
September 13 by Laurie Holmes
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released its final amendments to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings, of... READ MORE
EPA’s Overreach on Amateur Racing
August 18 by Laurie Holmes
In July 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a policy revision that would make it illegal for certified motor vehicles to... READ MORE
Engaging with Congress During August Recess
August 15
Each August brings members of Congress back to their home districts and states for a month-long recess period until September 6.  Now is a... READ MORE
Cybersecurity Best Practices Help Address Key Challenges
July 29 by Tom Lehner
The Auto ISAC recently released its “Automotive Cybersecurity Best Practices.”   The Best Practices document follows on the Framework for... READ MORE
Latest Crash Data Shows Fatalities are on the Rise
July 20
On July 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released preliminary 2015 data... READ MORE