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American Motorcyclist Association Honors U.S. Lawmakers

AMA Honors U.S. Lawmakers

The American Motorcyclist Association, which is the premier advocate for motorcyclists’ freedoms in the country, honored 59 current and former federal lawmakers on Feb. 28 for their support of motorcyclists during the just-completed 112th Congress. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and former Reps. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) and Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) topped the […]

Former Interior Secretary Babbit Urges Obama To Restrict Public Land Use

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American Motorcyclist Association Disappointed By Bruce Babbitt Comments Former U.S. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt is wrong to urge President Obama to use executive powers to close off public land, the American Motorcyclist Association said. In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, Babbitt, who served as Interior secretary under […]

Military Base Expansion Into Johnson Valley OHV Riding Area Hit Snag

Military Base Expansion Into Johnson Valley OHV Riding Area Hit Snag

Military Efforts To Expand Base Into California’s Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area Hit Snag The U.S. military can’t spend a dime on expanding a Marine base into the popular Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle riding area in California until the Navy files a report on off-highway riding with Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On […]

Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks Extended

Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks Extended

The nation breathed a sigh of relief when the news broke that the U.S. government had passed legislation avoiding the dreaded “fiscal cliff,” but motorcycle riders may have rejoiced for another reason.

Electric Vehicle Tax Break May Be Extended To Motorcycles

Oregon senator Ron Wyden has successfully extended the tax credit for the purchase of new electric motorcycles.

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California’s Clear Creek Area

Some 70,000 acres of public land in California that has been off-limits to off-highway-vehicle riders since 2008 would reopen under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, Farr introduced a H.R. 6286 that would designate the popular Clear Creek Management Area near Hollister — which is […]

Electric Motorcycle Tax Credit May Be Extended

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Buyers of on-road electric motorcycles would continue to be eligible for up to a $2,500 tax credit under a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, the panel approved bipartisan legislation extending dozens of tax breaks, including language offered by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to […]

Congress Sets Aside $85 Million For Federal Trails Program

Congress Sets Aside $85 Million For Federal Trails Program

ATV and dirt bike riders will be able to continue to enjoy hundreds of trails across the country thanks to funding included in the recently-approved transportation bill, reports the American Motorcycle Association.

Fifty Congress Members Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Fifty Congress Members Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Fifty members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed their names to a new bill that would prevent the U.S. Department of Transportation from providing federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints, according to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA).

50 U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]