AMSA Today – February 6, 2018

February 6, 2018 With a new year comes new opportunities to shape how AMSA advocates for issues affecting our industry. The AMSA Government Affairs Committee will soon meet to discuss and formulate our legislative and regulatory priorities for 2018. To facilitate that discussion, we’d love to hear from you! A list of our 2017 priorities […]

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3 Things to Consider When Moving with School Aged Children

Because of the stresses, long list of responsibilities and fatigue that we, as parents, go through when planning for and going through a move, it can be easy to overlook what our children might be going through. Here is a list of important things to consider to make this important transition as stress-free as possible […]

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AMSA Today – January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 It has been a crazy time here in Washington, D.C., with the government shutting down for the first time in five years, as Congress was unable to pass legislation until yesterday to keep the doors open. It seems that the government gets more and more out of control each year. This is […]

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Consumer Alert: Choose a Certified ProMover to Avoid Moving Scams

  Consumer Alert: Choose a Certified ProMover to Avoid Moving Scams Feds Urged to Take Further Action in the Fight Against Scammers   January 10, 2017 ALEXANDRIA, VA — Scam artists and moving company imposters take advantage of thousands of consumers each year. While these are a tiny fraction of the millions of moves handled annually […]

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AMSA Today – January 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a successful 2017, and can build on that for a great 2018. The president’s tax bill has been signed into law, bringing a huge drop in corporate tax rates that should continue to drive business growth. Some companies have taken steps to pass some of […]

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AMSA Today – December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017   We have so much to be thankful for as we near the end of the year. While 2017 was not a strong year for the industry, we are seeing signs that 2018 will be much better. Businesses are excited about an improved regulatory climate, and interest rates are starting to rise, […]

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AMSA Today – December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 As we enter the holiday season and the final weeks of the year, I’d like to thank our staff for their hard work in 2017. I’d also like to thank the people who have volunteered their time to serve on the AMSA Board of Directors and the many committees that we use […]

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AMSA Today – November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 I hope everyone has survived Thanksgiving last week, and especially the driving portion of the holiday. Adding millions of infrequent travelers to the nation’s highways during the holiday season always complicates travels, even for people in our industry who are used to being on the road. The industry lost a legend on […]

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Congress Must Protect the Privacy of People Moving Internationally, Says the American Moving & Storage Association

  November 17, 2017 ALEXANDRIA, VA — Americans moving to another country can have their personal information sold to third-party data brokers without their knowledge or consent, but Congress is now considering legislation to stop this from happening. Scott Michael, president and CEO, and Paul Milotte, vice president of government relations, of the American Moving & […]

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