New-Car Dealers Convene in Washington for Capitol Hill Visits, Briefings


WASHINGTON (Sept. 11, 2012) -- Nearly 300 new-car and truck dealers from across the country will be in nation's capital this week for NADA's 37th annual Washington Conference and fly-in.

The conference includes briefings from NADA, lawmakers and government officials.

Dealers will also meet with their members of Congress to discuss issues affecting their businesses, such as extending the current estate tax rates, preserving an accounting method known as LIFO and reducing regulatory burdens on dealerships.

Time: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel - Grand Ballroom, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004


  • 9 a.m. -- David Regan, NADA Vice President of Legislative Affairs; NADA Chairman Bill Underriner (Montana dealer); and NADA Vice Chairman David Westcott (North Carolina dealer)
  • 9:30 a.m. -- Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.
  • 10 a.m. -- Acting Secretary of Commerce, Dr. Rebecca Blank
  • 10:20 a.m. -- Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V.
  • 10:45 a.m. -- House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

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