Press Releases

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  • Delays in Confirming Ex-Im Board Put US Jobs at Risk

    30 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued a joint statement calling on the Senate to act to restore a quorum to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.

  • NAM Launches Manufacturing a Sustainable Future Blog

    30 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    The NAM launched a new blog series and social media campaign today, titled “Manufacturing a Sustainable Future,” focusing on manufacturers’ role in advancing sustainability.

  • Persuader Court Action a Win for Manufacturers

    27 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement on the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to halt the Department of Labor’s “persuader” rule, which dictates how employers can talk to their employees by instituting new reporting requirements.

  • Manufacturers: House Tax Blueprint an Important Step Toward Much-Needed Reforms

    24 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued a statement on a legislative blueprint on comprehensive tax reform spearheaded by House leadership.

  • Manufacturers to Congress: Fix Our Broken Immigration System

    23 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Texas.

  • Rising Health Care Costs Continue to Challenge Manufacturers

    22 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued a statement after the House Republican Task Force on Health Care Reform released a white paper to improve and update our health care system.

  • Manufacturers Urge California to Protect Innovation

    20 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    Today, the NAM released an analysis exploring the economic impact of innovation in California.

  • Survey Says: Manufacturing Outlook Edges Up in Second Quarter

    16 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM released the results of its second quarter 2016 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, showing an uptick in overall sentiment.

  • Court Decision Could Inhibit Manufacturers’ Access to Internet Infrastructure

    14 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision in the case U.S. Telecom Association et al. v. FCC.

  • NAM Honors Passing of Ron Bullock, a Manufacturing Champion

    09 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement marking the passing of Ronald D. Bullock, Owner & Chairman of Bison Gear and Engineering, former Chairman of the NAM’s Manufacturing Institute and NAM Board Member since 2001.

  • Manufacturers Shoulder the Burden of New Ozone Regulation

    08 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued the following statement after the House approved the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016 (H.R. 4775).

  • For Manufacturers, Passage of TSCA Reform Legislation Increases Transparency, Certainty and Safety

    07 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after Senate and House passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, legislation to reform and update U.S. chemical laws.

  • Timmons: May Jobs Numbers Pathetic

    03 June 2016 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement on the disappointing Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report, which showed the slowest monthly jobs gain since September 2010.

  • TSCA Is Good for Manufacturers, Good for Americans

    18 May 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued a statement after congressional leaders announced a plan to move forward on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation.

  • New Labor Regulations Are Negatively Changing Modern Manufacturing

    18 May 2016 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Labor, Legal and Regulatory Policy Rosario Palmieri issued a statement after the Department of Labor released the final overtime regulation.