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

Past Successes

Labor Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

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Opening of Bauer "Own The Moment" Retail Centers

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Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

NSGA supports full and dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which was included in President Obama’s FY 2016 budget. This uses no taxpayer dollars and helps …

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Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP)

NSGA continues to lead its membership in support of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP), signed into law on December 21, 2000. NSGA participates in the annual effort …

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Net Operating Loss Carryback Act

Removed licensed product taxes from two professional stadium financing packages

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Coalition Against Unfair Stadium Taxes

Removed licensed product taxes from two professional stadium financing packages

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Missouri Department of Conservation Jurisdiction

Governor’s veto of state bill cited and reaffirmed constitutional authority of Conservation Department over wild deer population in state where hunting has a $1 billion impact, including sales of hunting …

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Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021

In response to port congestion and supply chain challenges due to COVID-19, this legislation passed the House of Representatives in late 2021.

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State of New York Twenty-First Century Antitrust Act

This legislation intends to curb “big tech” by establishing pre-merger guidelines and a new “abuse of dominance standard” to protect competition in New York.

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Delayed implementation of NFHS Glove Rule

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NFHS Authenticating Mark Fee

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