AMA Action Alert: Federal agency seeks comments on ethanol-blended fuel

The Renewable Fuel Standard proposal announced July 5 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency shows a slight reduction from the 2017 obligations but does not reflect the agency’s promise to listen to motorcyclists, who have registered a low demand for higher ethanol blends. The EPA should lower the 2018 volumes even further than proposed when the […] [More …]

Legislative action Alert

Attention all hands:  The lane sharing bill (SB 5378) has been pulled to the floor calendar and made eligible for a floor vote.  At the request of Prime Sponsor Senator Sheldon, we need to get on the phones and make the switchboard light up.  Every senator needs to hear from constituents urging the quick passage […] [More …]

Black Thursday 2017

It’s that time of the year again, when the motorcycling community comes to Olympia to meet with their legislators to discuss motorcycling issues. The annual “Black Thursday” event, hosted by ABATE of Washington and the Confederation of Clubs, will be on Thursday January 19th. The active issues for this year: Adult freedom of choice for helmet usage: […] [More …]

Black Thursday 2016

It’s that time of the year again, when the motorcycling community comes to Olympia to meet with their legislators to discuss motorcycling issues. The annual “Black Thursday” event, hosted by ABATE of Washington and the Confederation of Clubs, will be this coming Thursday (January 21st). The active issues for this year: Adult freedom of choice for helmet […] [More …]