Press Releases

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  • Manufacturers: Let Us Be the Solution

    02 August 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement in response to the Obama Administration’s new greenhouse gas regulation.

  • Manufacturers Weigh in on Next Steps for TPP

    31 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued a statement on the conclusion of the latest round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Maui, Hawaii.

  • Business Community to Froman: Focus on Strong Outcomes, Not Lowest Common Denominator

    31 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    Hours before the latest Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation round in Maui, Hawaii, concludes, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and members of the agriculture and business community sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman.

  • Manufacturers Are Ambushed Again

    30 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement in response to a decision by the U.S. District Court of D.C. regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “ambush elections” rule.

  • Simple, but Critical Request

    29 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    With a little more than two months remaining before the Obama Administration finalizes its ozone rule—a regulation that could amount to the costliest ever—the NAM, Business Roundtable and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with over 260 associations and business groups, sent a letter to President Obama urging him to retain the current standard.

  • Timmons: The World Is Passing Us By

    29 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement in response to the failure of the U.S. House of Representatives to take up a long-term highway funding bill and a bill to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank before adjourning for the August recess.

  • NAM Ad Highlights National Parks That Would Violate Clean Air Laws

    28 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    New ozone regulations proposed by the Obama Administration are so restrictive, even some of our country’s most iconic national parks will be considered in violation.

  • A Strong TPP Must Embrace Manufacturing Priorities

    27 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    The NAM released a document today outlining the priorities and principles that would help ensure a high-standard, pro-manufacturing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

  • Today’s Ex-Im Vote Is an Opportunity to Lead

    26 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jennifer Drogus

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement ahead of a vote by the U.S. Senate on an amendment to a highway funding bill.

  • Health Care Top Business Challenge for Manufacturers

    23 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM released a white paper today, titled “Shaping Up: Manufacturers Seek Flexible Health Care Options to Reduce Costs,” that examines health care costs, outlook and changes relating to the Affordable Care Act.

  • NAM, IPTV and Vermeer Corporation to Host 2016 Presidential Candidates Forum on Manufacturing

    21 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Policy Robyn Boerstling issued a statement after the House passed a short-term reauthorization of the Highway Trust Fund.

  • With Another Highway Extension, It Is More of the Same

    15 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Policy Robyn Boerstling issued a statement after the House passed a short-term reauthorization of the Highway Trust Fund.

  • Legislative Fix Needed for Clean Air Act

    09 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued a statement on the Clean Air Act.

  • Manufacturers: Balance Is Needed for Costly Regulation

    08 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued a statement after the House voted to defeat an amendment to the Interior Appropriations bill that would strip critical language preventing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from implementing a new ozone standard until most U.S. counties meet the current standard.

  • Manufacturers Challenge EPA on Overreaching Waters Rule

    02 July 2015 | Press Release | Author: Mallory Micetich

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement regarding the NAM’s decision to challenge the Administration’s Waters of the United States rule.