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House Lawmakers Introduce Bill That Requires Congress to Approve Tariffs

A new bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would require the U.S. Congress to approve imposing tariffs based on national security concerns.

Tire Dealers Gather on Capitol Hill for Annual TIA Lobbying Day

Tire industry representatives headed to Washington D.C. to share their stance on issues they face in business with members of Congress.

Tire Industry Association Lobby Day Steny Hoyer Rpy LIttlefield
ASA Discusses Telematics on Capitol Hill

The Automotive Service Association’s (ASA) mechanical leaders met with members of Congress and staff last week to discuss telematics and new-vehicle technologies. During the meeting, ASA members updated their representatives on the importance of new technologies and telematics to independent automotive repair shops and consumers, as well as the efforts of the automotive industry. “The

Update: Transportation Bill, with Tire Provisions, Sent to Obama

Having been passed by both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate earlier in the week, the $305 billion five-year transportation infrastructure bill was sent to the White House. President Obama signed the bill, which, in addition to providing federal money to highway, transit and rail projects, also includes several provisions related to tire standards

Letter to the Editor from TIA

Dear Editor: We are writing in response to your May 2015 editorial, “We Can Do Better: Return to Mandatory Registration ASAP.” While we agree with your premise that the current system for registering tires needs to be improved, TIA is opposed to any legislative action that would overturn voluntary registration. First and foremost, there is

Congress Adjourns With No Action on Tire Registration

Yesterday, the Senate passed a long-term highway-funding bill, which included provisions for a mandatory tire registration system. The bill was sent to the House for consideration, but is not expected to make it through Congress any time soon – if at all. At the end of the day, both the Senate and House adjourned for

Business Groups Urge Healthcare Reform

The National Retail Federation and 23 other business groups wrote to Congress urging healthcare reform in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act. “We write to urge Congress to put priority attention toward easing the cost and compliance burdens associated with the Affordable Care Act,” the letter stated. “Though