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AAIA Hosts District Meeting With Md. Rep. Van Hollen

On Friday, Jan. 30, AAIA played host to U.S. Rep. Christopher Van Hollen (D-Md.). Like all in-district congressional meetings, this event was designed to educate the congressman about the size, scope and importance of the aftermarket -- nationally, in Maryland, as well as in his home district. Nearly half of AAIA's staff resides in Van Hollen's 8th district and the association headquarters office is located in the district.

From AAIA AutoFacts

BETHESDA, MD — On Friday, Jan. 30, AAIA played host to U.S. Rep. Christopher Van Hollen (D-Md.). Like all in-district congressional meetings, this event was designed to educate the congressman about the size, scope and importance of the aftermarket — nationally, in Maryland, as well as in his home district. Nearly half of AAIA’s staff resides in Van Hollen’s 8th district and the association headquarters office is located in the district.

AAIA provided Van Hollen with details on HR 2735, the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act. He expressed interest in the bill and was impressed by the impact it would have on consumer choice in vehicle maintenance. AAIA will now work to secure Van Hollen’s co-sponsorship of HR 2735 through a visit to his office on Capitol Hill.

If any member would like to host a congressional meeting at his or her facility, please contact the AAIA government affairs staff at 301-654-6664.

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