AAMA Visits the Hill


On June 13, a delegation of AAMA representatives went to Washington, D.C., for another round of meetings with congressional offices.

Attendees included AAMA Executive VP Pete Gustafson; TrainerTainment Founder and CEO Beth Standlee; Cleanbox Technology CEO Amy Hendricks; TouchTunes Sales Manager Chris Felix; and Betson General Manager Nick Sarioglou.

The group met with five congressional offices and three committees to express support for the Main Street Certainty Act, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act and the Credit Card Competition Act. They also lobbied to delay the implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act and oppose the Department of Labor’s recent rules change to the overtime exemption threshold for managerial workers. (You can click here to read more about AAMA’s positions.)

AAMA met with senior staff members from the offices of:

– Illinois Senator Richard Durbin

– Tennessee Senator Bill Hagerty

– Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse (2nd District)

– Illinois Congresswoman Delia Ramirez (4th District)

– Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (8th District)

– U.S. House of Representatives Committee for Small Business

– U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means

– U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship


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