Senate Appropriators Signal Increased P.E. Funding P.E. for America’s Youth
Application Contains Significant New Requirements. Millions Of Dollars in Federal Funds Available To Support PE.
Sporting Goods Industry Plans Congressional Meetings on March 10. Former Football Great Herschel Walker to Chair Event. ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein to MC Capitol Hill Reception Night Before.
In response to President Obama’s decision to impose 25-35% safeguard duties on Chinese-made tires, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced that it would be initiating antidumping investigations against U.S. exports. China identified chickens and auto parts as the first two targets of its antidumping investigations, but will consider other products going forward.
New grantees to receive $26.5 million - $51.5 million to fund existing multi-year grants
Some Groups Are Seeking Inclusion of Sporting Goods in Wood Content Reporting Requirement
While the American economy is suffering, many sports, fitness, and recreation activities are growing in popularity. According to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association’s Sports & Fitness Participation Report (2009 edition), a number of activities in the U.S. are on the upswing as participation is growing.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) has news of recent developments in the ongoing issue with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) as it relates to phthalates in goods and products.
DMG World Media and SGMA today announced the postponement of the next SGMA Team Sports Show and the SGMA Sports Licensing Show, tentatively scheduled for June 2009.