Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan and the Bill to Amend Federal Excise Tax on Arrows

ATA Staff August 17, 2012

When Gov. Mitt Romney chose Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate for the 2012 Republican presidential ticket, he inadvertently pulled the Archery Trade Association into national news reports as media scrambled to decipher one of two bills Ryan passed into law during his time in Congress. The bill in question was the outcome of the Wisconsin congressman and bowhunter’s work to help the ATA resolve critical federal-excise-tax (FET) issues. In the days after Ryan’s selection, reporters…

ATA Provides News & Resources on Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan

ATA Staff August 13, 2012

New Ulm, Minn. - With the recent announcement that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney selected Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate, the Archery Trade Association has received media requests to reference ATA articles and materials about Ryan's affection for bowhunting and his work as an advocate on behalf of the archery and bowhunting industry. In response, the ATA has made Paul Ryan-related articles and images available online at archerytrade.org. A longtime ally of the…

July 24, 2012 Archer and Avid Hunter Aims for Olympic Gold

ATA Staff July 23, 2012

Brady Ellison of Glendale, Ariz. is the top-ranked archer in the world. NEW ULM, Minn. - Brady Ellison started competing in the Junior Olympic Archery Development Program while growing up in Payson, Ariz. and now this young archer is aiming for Olympic gold in London this summer. Archery competition begins on July 27. The ATA has created this image in a variety of sizes for ATA members to send well wishes to USA Team Archers via their social media pages and/or company Web sites. Currently, Brady…

Fred Bear Award Honoree Named

ATA Staff January 6, 2012

The Fred Bear Archery and Bowhunting Communicator Award, created by the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) in 2005, recognizes outdoor journalists who make significant contributions to the sports of archery and bowhunting, excel at their journalistic craft, and mentor up-and-coming outdoor journalists.   Although the award is presented to active journalists, a special exception was made this year. The late Bill Krenz, founder of Zebra Publishing, whose untimely passing on Dec. 13,…

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