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RVIA congratulates Trump, RV Caucus members

RVIA congratulates Trump, RV Caucus members

RESTON, Va. —  The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) extended congratulations today to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence on their historic election to the White House in last night’s elections.

RVIA President Frank Hugelmeyer expressed confidence in the RV industry’s ability to work with the Trump administration on key RV travel and outdoor recreation issues.

“I’m optimistic that the new administration with its very strong pro-business background will be receptive to helping the RV community advance our key priorities,” he said. “We are committed to working with the White House and Congress to grow the economy, further strengthen the RV industry, and create more jobs.”

The trade group, with offices in Reston, Va., and Elkhart, Ind., and member companies located throughout the nation, also congratulated House RV Caucus member Representative Todd Young (R-IN-9) for his successful campaign in winning one of Indiana’s Senate seats.

The association also extended congratulations to many other members of the Senate RV Caucus and House RV Caucus re-elected to office, including:

  • Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)
  • Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.-15)
  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.-1)
  • Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.-2)
  • Rep. Paul Cook (R-Calif.-8)
  • Rep. Steve Knight (R-Calif.-25)
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.-5)
  • Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.-12)
  • Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.-8)
  • Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.-7)
  • Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas-4)
  • Rep. Mike Bishop (R-Mich.-8)
  • Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.-2)
  • Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.-6)
  • Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.-7)
  • Rep. Trent Kelly (R-Miss.-1)
  • Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio-7)
  • Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio-4)
  • Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.-1)
  • Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.-2)
  • Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.-5)
  • Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.-At Large)
  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.-6)
  • Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.-7)
  • Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.-6)

Since 1974, RVIA has worked successfully on both sides of the aisle to promote and protect the RV industry, which contributes nearly $50 billion to the United States economy and provides full-time jobs to 289,852 Americans.

“The RV industry has a long and successful record of building and maintaining positive bi-partisan relationships throughout the political arena. That track record of respect and cooperation will be central in our efforts to represent the RV industry in the coming years,” added Hugelmeyer.

SOURCE: RV Industry Association press release

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