Advocacy

NSGA's Mission Is to Help Our Members Grow Their Business and to Advocate on Their Behalf

NSGA receives inquiries from retailers and dealers looking for intervention on a variety of matters. These issues are dealt with on a case-by-case basis. If you are retailer/dealer member with a concern about an industry matter, please contact us for a discussion.

Government & Corporate Contact

Julie Pitts, Director of Public Affairs
(847) 296-NSGA (6742), ext. 1180
jpitts@nsga.org

Rulemaking Contact

Marty Maciaszek, Director of Communications
(847) 296-NSGA (6742), ext. 1260
mmaciaszek@nsga.org

Current Initiatives

2022 Surtax Hurts Small Businesses

The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) stands firmly in opposition to this proposed business tax.

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American Innovation and Choice Online Act

This legislation would ban dominant platforms such as Amazon from favoring their own products and services over those of their competitors.

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America COMPETES Act of 2022

America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength Act (America COMPETES Act) of 2022 encompasses scientific research, economic competitiveness and a variety of other matters such as …

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PHIT Act of 2021

Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2021 (PHIT Act of 2021) allows a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of …

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GYMS Act of 2021

While the proposed Gym Mitigation and Survival Act of 2021 (GYMS Act of 2021) does not directly affect sporting goods retailers and dealers, NSGA monitors the legislation for any possible …

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Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021

Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (PRO Act of 2021) expands various labor matters related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace which was …

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NFHS-NCAA Team Sports Rules Meeting Recaps

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State Adopted Ball List

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