American Car Rental Association:
The Voice of the American Auto Rental Industry
Dedicated to the betterment of the rental car industry by supporting and promoting sensible legislation that will benefit all its members.

Category Archives: Elected Officials

ACRA’s 4th Annual D.C. Legislative Conference

ACRA held it’s 4th annual D.C. Legislative Conference. It was a two day event that allowed its members to meet with senators, congressman, and their staffs on issues that affect the car rental industry.

2010 General Election Results/Analysis of Impact on our Industry

As anticipated the Republicans made significant – in fact, historic – gains in the House. While several races are “too close to call,” it appears the Republicans will at least gain 60 seats in the lower chamber. Many of the Democrat losses came in conservative districts, many of which favored Sen. John McCain for President in 2008. Therefore, most of the casualties were moderate to conservative Democrats. This means that the Democrat minority in the House will be a bit smaller, but it will also be a bit more liberal.