NIADA Donates to Candidates Featured
04 October 2016
The Political Action Committee of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association has made contributions to Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) in conjunction with the recent NIADA National Leadership Conference and Legislative Summit in Washington D.C.Donnelly, Indiana's junior senator, was elected in 2012. Before entering politics he ran a small printing and rubber-stamp business in Indiana, and has been recognized as a strong advocate for small business in the Senate, earning the National Federation of Independent Business' Guardian of Small Business award and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise award.Cuellar is considered one of the most bipartisan legislators and has supported numerous pro-small business bills since he began representing South Texas in Congress in 2005. This year he was one of four Democrats to vote for a financial services appropriation bill that included proposals to restructure the CFPB and make it more transparent and accountable.In addition, NIADA-PAC announced contributions to Reps. Roger Williams (R-Texas), Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), Steve Pearce (R-Kan.), Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) and Bill Posey (R-Fla).