NAM in the News

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  • Trade Expansion Crucial for US Job Growth (CNBC)

    23 June 2015 | Video

    Jay Timmons, NAM President, explains why he thinks expanding trade opportunities is crucial for global competitiveness and job growth in the U.S.

  • Op-Ed: Manufacturers Head to the Hill to Outline Ozone Fears (Roll Call)

    18 June 2015 | Article | Author: Ross Eisenberg

    A Roll Call op-ed by NAM's Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg details the growing regulatory burden for the nation’s manufacturers.

  • The real ozone threat is to jobs (The Robesonian)

    15 June 2015 | Article

    "A study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers said the EPA’s new rule will cost America’s economy more than $140 billion a year between 2017 and 2040."

  • Manufacturers Worry Over Ozone Proposal in Industry Survey (Politico)

    10 June 2015

    The National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons contributed this op-ed in Real Clear Politics.

  • Op-Ed: The 4-Part Plan to Keep US Manufacturing Supreme (CNBC)

    04 June 2015 | Article | Author: Jay Timmons

    The National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons contributed this op-ed in Real Clear Politics.

  • Op-Ed: It's Not Closing Time on American Exceptionalism (Real Clear Politics)

    30 May 2015 | Article | Author: Jay Timmons

    The National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons contributed this op-ed in Real Clear Politics.

  • Op-Ed: To Reflect Today's Market, Lift U.S. Ban on Crude Oil Exports (Houston Chronicle)

    26 May 2015 | Article | Author: Jay Timmons

    The National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons contributed this op-ed to the Houston Chronicle.

  • What US Manufacturing Needs to Succeed (CNBC)

    18 May 2015 | Article

    "Fair and transparent regulations, more competitive taxes, better immigration policies and international trade are important issues that we must address today if we want to continue the momentum of U.S. manufacturing in the future."

  • Free Trade Does Not Cost American Jobs (Newsweek)

    13 May 2015 | Article

    "Our manufacturing achievements today are dwarfed by tomorrow’s untapped possibilities. To achieve those possibilities, we need better access to the 95 percent of the world’s population and the more than 70 percent of the world’s purchasing power beyond our borders. TPA is what Congress needs to approve to help us achieve that."

  • Jay Timmons Speech at Infrastructure Week - Bloomberg Kick Off Event

    13 May 2015 | Video

    Jay Timmons Speech at Infrastructure Week/Bloomberg Kick Off Event

  • When All Else Fails, Trade Critics Throw Lots of Mud (Washington Examiner)

    11 May 2015 | Article

    "For manufacturers and other businesses in the U.S., ISDS is an important last resort when a government blatantly discriminates, seizes private property without compensation, or treats investors unfairly. These rules promote the rule of law internationally and help manufacturers succeed in a tough global economy, helping to support jobs, research and development, and production here at home."

  • NAM Leads the Charge for TPA Legislation

    24 April 2015 | Article

    Manufacturers are speaking out and working nonstop to secure swift congressional passage of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation introduced last week by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI).

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations (C-SPAN)

    21 April 2015 | Video

    Watch NAM's Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey and C-SPAN's Pedro Echevarria talk about "fast-track" negotiating authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • Rise of the Regulator

    21 April 2015 | Article

    Recently, the Supreme Court unanimously missed an opportunity to check the rising regulatory state. Its decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association marks the culmination of a long journey in American jurisprudence to transfer immense influence to federal regulators.

  • The Sleuth Tax Coming Your Way

    21 April 2015 | Article

    The EBT has long been mischaracterized as a “Cadillac tax” to penalize high-cost health insurance plans. In reality, it is a whopping 40 percent tax on the benefits employees receive from their employers over a certain value.