Search Results for 2014

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  • Extension of Tax Provisions Critical for Economy

    16 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Following House and Senate passage of the Tax Increase Prevention Act (H.R. 5771), National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Tax and Domestic Economic Policy Dorothy Coleman issued a statement.

  • US European Industries Urge Stronger Trade and Investment Ties with India

    16 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    On behalf of businesses across Europe and in all 50 U.S. states, the heads of the NAM and more than a dozen other organizations today sent a joint letter to Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman urging action on trade and investment barriers that are preventing overseas firms from contributing fully to India’s economic growth.

  • Manufacturers Center for Legal Action Files Amicus Brief in Microsoft EMail Warrant Case

    15 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action filed an amicus brief in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals arguing to overturn a U.S. district judge’s ruling that the government can use a search warrant issued under the Stored Communications Act to gain access to e-mail accounts controlled and maintained by Microsoft Corporation.

  • Timmons: Manufacturers Won’t Stand Idle While NLRB Undermines Longstanding Labor Policy

    12 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered a video statement on the National Labor Relations Board’s upcoming decision to drastically change longstanding labor policy and dramatically shorten the time-frame for union elections.

  • NLRB If at First You Dont Succeed Try Again

    12 December 2014 | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) final rule on “ambush elections.”

  • After Elections Manufacturers Outlook Positive

    08 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Manufacturers remain optimistic about their own companies in the last quarter of 2014, continuing an upward trend over the past two years, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers.

  • New Ozone Regulation Jeopardizes Manufacturing Comeback

    26 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of an expanded ozone standard.

  • Manufacturers Commend IMAs Kiely for Years of Service

    24 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the announcement of the retirement of Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA) President and CEO Patrick J. Kiely.

  • NAM Joins Letter Calling on USTR to Improve Environment for US Businesses in India

    24 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM joined 15 U.S. business organizations in urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to use tomorrow’s U.S.–India Trade Policy Forum meeting in New Delhi to address longstanding bilateral trade irritants and new barriers imposed by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Manufacturers: Congress Must Take Action on Immigration Reform

    20 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement following President Obama’s announcement of executive action on immigration.

  • Manufacturers Call on Congress to End Tax Hike by Passing Overdue MTB Legislation

    19 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Manufacturers hosted a press conference call today to discuss the urgent need for lawmakers to pass a long-delayed bipartisan jobs bill—the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB). The MTB is critical legislation that would support job creation, spur economic growth and enhance manufacturers’ global competitiveness by eliminating or reducing import duties on hundreds of raw materials and intermediate products that are not available in the United States.

  • Senate Can Score Major Victory by Supporting Keystone

    18 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons and Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) General President Terry O'Sullivan released a joint statement prior to the Senate vote on S. 2280, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Coalition Representing Entire U.S. Economy Calls for Extension of Temporary Tax Provisions

    18 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    More than 500 organizations representing millions of individuals, businesses of all sizes and community development and nonprofit organizations delivered a letter to Congress today urging policymakers to work together during the lame-duck session to extend seamlessly, enhance or make permanent expired and expiring tax provisions that are critically important to U.S. jobs and the broader economy.

  • EverFi and the NAM Launch Future Careers Initiative

    06 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the results of the 2014 midterm election.

  • Manufacturers Now Is the Time to Govern

    04 November 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the results of the 2014 midterm election.