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Protecting & Promoting Clubs in all 50 States

IHRSA's Advocacy Team has been working hard to keep government out of your business.    

Most state legislatures have adjourned for the year without passing legislation hazardous to health club operations. States marked in red in the map at left are still in session.

And, while not a state, the Washington, DC legislature has proposed a sales tax of 5.75% on health club membership dues that IHRSA and IHRSA member clubs in DC are working hard to stop. Read more about the Campaign.

To learn what's happening in your state, visit

To support IHRSA's efforts to Promote and Protect clubs (everywhere), contribute to the Industry Leadership Council (ILC) 2014 Campaign to Grow, Promote & Protect the Industry at or learn more at

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