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Unleashing the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund: Securing Investments for our Nation's Ports, Harbors, & Waterways

  • CVC-217, Capitol Visitor Center (map)

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To commemorate National Boating and Fishing Week, NMMA – in conjunction with the Congressional Boating Caucus – is hosting a lunch briefing on Capitol Hill on June 4, at 12:00pm, to hear from members of Congress, the U.S. Corps of Engineers (Corps) and industry stakeholders as they discuss the importance of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF).

The event will be open to members of Congress and their staff, agency officials and their staff, and industry partners, with the goals of educating policymakers about role the HMTF plays in facilitating opportunities for safe and enjoyable recreation on our public waters and the need to ensure all revenue collected into the HMTF be invested in its intended purpose: maintaining all federal harbors.

What: Briefing: Unleashing the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund: Securing Significant Investments for our Nation's Ports, Harbors, & Waterways
When: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET
Where: Capitol Visitors Center | Room CVC-217

Speakers include: 

  • William (Bill) Doyle, CEO & Executive Director, Dredging Contractors of America

  • Ray Bucheger, Partner, FBB Federal Relations

  • Amy Larson, President, National Waterways Conference

  • Callie Hoyt, Director of Federal Government Relations, NMMA

Additional speakers forthcoming. Doors open at 11:30am ET.

This event is in coordination with the Congressional Boating Caucus and is designed to comply with all House, Senate, and federal ethics rules.