Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

McCaskill: Bass Pro's boat business threatened by tariffs

Posted online

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, this week indicated the Trump administration's aluminum tariffs may harm Bass Pro Shops' boat business.

In a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, McCaskill said the business, White River Marine Group, is among Missouri companies under fire by the U.S. trade war with other countries.

"The combination of the aluminum tariffs and the retaliation from the largest foreign customers for American-made recreational boats will undoubtedly result in job losses to this industry," McCaskill wrote in the letter.

Read more from the Springfield News-Leader.


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick

Open for Business: Springtown Coffee Co.

Springtown Coffee Co. opened in Galloway Village; Antonio and Christy Serrano closed on the purchase of the 222 E. Republic Road office of real estate company Assist 2 Sell; and The Merry Moore Boutique launched a brick-and-mortar presence.

Most Read