October 21, 2014

Government Relations News-in-Brief

Association News

Manufacturers and proponents of commercial drones have formed the Small UAV Coalition, whose goal is to ease restrictions on operating commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the United States. Members include Amazon and Google.

Earlier this month, the National Association of Manufacturers celebrated Manufacturing Day, an event in which manufacturers across the United States showcase advances in manufacturing. The event is now in its third year.

Several associations are lobbying against Russian sanctions, according to POLITICO. Associations that oppose the sanctions include the U.S.-Russia Business Council and the National Foreign Trade Council.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Rev the Vote, a campaign dedicated to getting motorsports fans involved in the electoral process. The Chamber will help connect motorsports fans with voter tools in their home states.

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