MPCA NEWS 6-29-2020

     
 
     
 
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Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (MPCA)
205 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200  |  Jefferson City, MO  65101
p: 573.635.7117  |  f: 573.635.3575  |  www.mpca.org  |   © 2020
 
     
 
     
     
 
     
 
June 29, 2020

1. Biofuel Infrastructure: Federal & State Grants Are Available, But Deadline Is Fast Approaching (Reprint)!

2. EVR Reminder: Upcoming St. Louis-Area EVR Equipment Deadline is 12/31/2020 (Reprint).

3. Political Donations: Please Let MPCA Know If You Have Donated To Any Candidate!

4. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates.

►Drivers, I: PHMSA Extends Enforcement Discretion Policy for CDL Driver HAZMAT Training. 
►Drivers, II: FMCSA Extends Waiver for Expiring CDL Licenses, Learner’s Permits and Driver Medical Certificates. 
►Infrastructure: House Democrats Release Expanded Version of their Infrastructure Bill. Floor Vote Expected Before July 3.
►COVID-19 Relief: Breakdown of Another Possible COVID-19 Relief Package.
►Taxes: PMAA Urges Congress to Maintain NOL Tax Changes.
►Liability Protection: Urge Congress to Provide Liability Protection to Essential Critical Infrastructure Industries.
►Blending: Free Webinar on Obtaining USDA Higher Blend Infrastructure Incentive Grants. 
►EVs: New Study Provides Detailed Information on Local, State and Regional Electrification Conversion Programs Nationwide.
►Energy Tax: House Democrats Release Energy Tax Incentives Package.

5. Tobacco: The Latest News From NATO - The National Association of Tobacco Outlets.

6. MPCA Members Can Save Money On:

A. Workers’ Comp Insurance.
B. Health, Property & Liability Insurance.
C. Employee Background Checks.
D. Industry Publications & Information Including OPIS.
E. Credit Card Fees.
F. Retailer Alcohol Training.
G. “We Card” Materials.
 

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MPCA NEWS 06-22-2020

     
 
     
 
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Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (MPCA)
205 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200  |  Jefferson City, MO  65101
p: 573.635.7117  |  f: 573.635.3575  |  www.mpca.org  |   © 2020
 
     
 
     
     
 
     
 
June 22, 2020

1. COVID-19 Updates.

►Governor Parson: Missouri Will Fully Reopen On 6/16/2020. Local Ordinances May Still Be In Effect. Masks & Social Distancing Still Recommended (Reprint). 

2. Biofuel Infrastructure: Federal & State Grants Are Available, But Deadline Is Fast Approaching (Reprint)!

3. EVR Reminder: Upcoming St. Louis-Area EVR Equipment Deadline is 12/31/2020.

4. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates.

►2020-2021 Federal Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax: Filing Period Begins July 1.
►Federal Reserve Loans: Federal Reserve Makes $600 Billion in Emergency Loans Available for Small and Medium Sized Businesses.
►PPP: Small Business Administration Issues More User-Friendly PPP Loan Full Forgiveness Application.
►SBA Loans: U.S. Small Business Administration Reopens EIDL Emergency Loans and EIDL Advance Grant Program.
►Roads: House Transportation Committee Holds Markup of Surface Transportation Bill.
►RFS: Small Refineries Employ Strategy to Obtain New RFS Hardship Exemptions.
►PMAA Joins SBLC in Support of JOBS Credit Act.
►World Energy: BP Review Released.
►Covid-19 & the Energy Sector: Senate Holds Hearing.
►PMAA & NACS: Make your Plans Now to Join PMAA and NACS in Las Vegas October 11-14, 2020.

5. Tobacco: The Latest News From NATO - The National Association of Tobacco Outlets.

6. MPCA Members Can Save Money On:

A. Workers’ Comp Insurance.
B. Health, Property & Liability Insurance.
C. Employee Background Checks.
D. Industry Publications & Information Including OPIS.
E. Credit Card Fees.
F. Retailer Alcohol Training.
G. “We Card” Materials.
 

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MPCA NEWS 7-10-2017


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Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (MPCA)
205 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200  |  Jefferson City, MO  65101
p: 573.635.7117  |  f: 573.635.3575  |  www.mpca.org |   © 2017  
 
 
JULY 10, 2017

1. PSTIF Sweeping & Minimum Wage.

2. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates.

A. PMAA At The NACS Show.
B. Overtime Rule.
C. 2018 RFS Proposed Volumes.
D. Smokeless Tobacco Rule Comments.
E. Tax Reform.

3. Tobacco: The Latest News From The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO).

4.  MPCA Members Can Save Money On:

A. Workers’ Comp Insurance.
B. Health, Property & Liability Insurance.
C. Employee Background Checks.
D. Credit Card Fees.
E. Retailer Alcohol Training.
F. “We Card” Materials.

MPCA NEWS 6-8-2020

     
 
     
 
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Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (MPCA)
205 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200  |  Jefferson City, MO  65101
p: 573.635.7117  |  f: 573.635.3575  |  www.mpca.org  |   © 2020
 
     
 
     
     
 
     
 
June 8, 2020

1. COVID-19 Updates.

►PMAA: Analysis of the New PPP Flexibility Act.
►Seaver & Forck, CPAs: Changes In PPP Loans.
►Low RVP Gasoline Waiver Ends 6/15/20.
►Governor Parson Extends Phase 1 Until 6/15/2020 (Reprint).
►State Budget Deficit: FY 2020 & FY 2021 (Reprint).
►Alert! Please Contact Congress & Urge Them To Support COVID-19 Liability Protection For Businesses (Reprint).

2. Sen. Bill Eigel Fundraiser: 6/18/20, St. Peters, MO (Reprint).

3. Public Relations (PR) 101: A Refresher.

4. Low RVP Gasoline Update: DNR Seeks To Eliminate 7 Pound Low Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) Gasoline In The Kansas City Metro Area (Reprint).

5. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates.

►HOS: Short-Haul Driver Hours of Service Amendments Effective September 29, 2020.
►Highway Funds: House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Releases Highway Reauthorization Bill.
►PPP: President Expected to Sign Paycheck Protection Program Modification Bill.
►API Publishes New Recommended Practice 1637.
►CDC Issues New Recommendations for Employers Reopening Offices.
►Trump Issues Executive Order to Speed up Infrastructure Projects.
►Reminder: Urge Congress to Provide Liability Protection to Essential Critical Infrastructure Industries
►DNC Climate Panel Pressures Biden to Back Aggressive Climate Plan.
►PMAA’s Fall Meeting at the NACS Show 2020 Hotel Reservations Open!

6. Tobacco: The Latest News From NATO - The National Association of Tobacco Outlets.

7. MPCA Members Can Save Money On:

A. Workers’ Comp Insurance.
B. Health, Property & Liability Insurance.
C. Employee Background Checks.
D. Industry Publications & Information Including OPIS.
E. Credit Card Fees.
F. Retailer Alcohol Training.
G. “We Card” Materials.
 

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MPCA NEWS 7-3-2017


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Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (MPCA)
205 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200  |  Jefferson City, MO  65101
p: 573.635.7117  |  f: 573.635.3575  |  www.mpca.org |   © 2017  
 
   
 
JULY 3, 2017

1. 6/29/17 Fundraiser For Rep. Elijah Haahr: Final Thoughts.

2. Federated Insurance Will No Longer Offer Health Insurance in Missouri - Or Anywhere In The U.S. - After 12/31/17. (REPRINT)

3. Alcohol & Tobacco Rules: Public Comment & Suggestions Requested On Existing State Rules. (REPRINT)

4. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates.

A. PMAA At The NACS Show.
B. Healthcare.
C. U.S. Waters Rule.
D. President Trump Invites PMAA To The White House.
E. Overtime Rule.
F. EPA Budget.
G. Ozone & Natural Gas Bills.
H. Energy Bill.
I. Menu Labelling.
J. LNG Exports.

5.  MPCA Members Can Save Money On:

A. Workers’ Comp Insurance.
B. Health, Property & Liability Insurance.
C. Employee Background Checks.
D. Credit Card Fees.
E. Retailer Alcohol Training.
F. “We Card” Materials.

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