Articles Posted in the " Capitol Hill " Category

  • AMA: Kids Just Want to Ride Gains Support

    AMA: Kids Just Want to Ride Gains Support

    Motorcycle Legislation

    Legislation that would exempt kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) from the "lead law" that effectively bans them at the end of the year is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.


  • AMA: Allen West Joins Motorcycle Caucus

    AMA: Allen West Joins Motorcycle Caucus

    AMA Legislative News

    The Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has a new member: Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.

    West, a new member of Congress, joins others in the bipartisan group that works to promote safety for motorcyclists.

    Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) are the caucus co-chairs.



  • AMA members making difference on Capitol Hill

    AMA members making difference on Capitol Hill

    More than 100,000 people have stepped up to make their voices heard in Washington, D.C., this year by using tools provided by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), the AMA reports.

    E-mails sent by riders registered for Action Alerts through the AMA website, as well as through the website of the All-Terrain Vehicle Association (ATVA) — the AMA’s sister organization — have let federal lawmakers and government officials know how they feel on issues ranging from an unreasonable law regulating the lead content allowed in youth-model motorcycles and ATVs to the inappropriate designation o


  • Lawmakers Add Tax Cuts for Motorcycles, RVs to Stimulus

    Lawmakers Add Tax Cuts for Motorcycles, RVs to Stimulus

    Motorcyclists Benefit From Historic Economic Stimulus Bill.

    Language that provides a tax credit for the purchase of a motorcycle has been added to the current economic stimulus bill, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The AMA, working in conjunction with other stakeholders, worked diligently to secure the motorcycle provision within the measure. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law shortly.


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