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  • Manufacturers: Policymakers Must Address True Fiscal Problems

    01 January 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement after Congress passed legislation to address the fiscal cliff:

  • Another Costly EPA Regulation is an Unwelcome Holiday Gift for Manufacturing Workers

    21 December 2012 | Press Release

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final Boiler MACT regulation:

  • Manufacturers Remind President and Congress of True Impact of Fiscal Cliff

    20 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C.- National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse sent a letter to President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) reminding them of the impact going over the fiscal cliff will have on the U.S. economy. The NAM study Fiscal Shock: America's Economic Crisis paints a stark picture of what is to be expected. Excerpts of the letter follow below along with a link to the full text.

  • Court Ruling on Greenhouse Gas Regulations Shows Legal Issues Remain Unresolved

    20 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C.– National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on behalf of the industry coalition on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit's denial to rehear the coalition's case against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulation of greenhouse gases:

  • Do the Right Thing: Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

    19 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C.– The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is spearheading an effort with 152 businesses and business groups to urge President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The group sent a letter to the President today emphasizing that the project is a clear job creator and will enhance our nation's energy security and competitiveness.

  • Manufacturers Urge Action to Avoid Economic Woes from a Port Strike

    18 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the outcome of today's labor talks between the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX):

  • Russia PNTR Positive Step Toward Boosting Exports

    14 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – Today, President Obama signed the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act (H.R. 6156) to grant the United States Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia. In August, Russia officially joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), and this law will enable manufacturers in the United States to access the growing Russian market, which will help create American jobs.

  • EPA Doubles Down on Regulations; Manufacturers and the Economy Lose

    14 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released this statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), which was released today:

  • Manufacturing Optimism Plummets in Face of Fiscal Cliff

    06 December 2012 | Press Release

    The number of manufacturers with an optimistic outlook about the future of their companies has dropped by nearly 40 percent since the beginning of 2012, according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers released today. The survey finds that the recent slowdown in manufacturing activity, uncertainty caused by the fiscal cliff and the poor business climate are having significant negative effects on businesses throughout the United States.

  • Manufacturers Urge Senate to Pass Russia PNTR Bill

    05 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) sent a Key Vote letter to senators today urging passage of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act (H.R. 6156). This legislation will grant the United States Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia to grow U.S. exports and secure market access to help create American jobs.

  • Fiscal Cliff Taking Its Toll on Manufacturers

    03 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Chief Economist Chad Moutray released the following statement on the disappointing November manufacturing report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM):

  • Manufacturers Urge Congress to Pass Miscellaneous Tariff Bill

    03 December 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) joined 104 businesses and business groups on a letter to congressional leaders urging the passage of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB). The MTB is a competitiveness bill that will support and grow manufacturing jobs in the United States.

  • Manufacturers: EPA Regulations Will Severely Harm Economic Growth

    28 November 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released a new study, A Critical Review of the Benefits and Costs of EPA Regulations on the U.S. Economy, which finds six major Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations will cost manufacturers hundreds of billions of dollars and cause the loss of several million jobs. The study, conducted by ndp|consulting, also finds these regulations will produce negative net benefits to society.

  • Manufacturers: Fiscal Abyss Fate Rests on Policymakers Shoulders

    16 November 2012 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement after congressional leaders met with President Obama to discuss the fiscal abyss today at the White House:

  • Manufacturers: Russia PNTR Legislation Will Boost Jobs

    15 November 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – Today the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) sent a Key Vote letter to members of the House of Representatives urging passage of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act (H.R. 6156). This legislation will grant the United States Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia to grow U.S. exports and secure market access to help create American jobs.