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12/16/2010

NAM Member Focus: Our flagship monthly newsletter, Member Focus includes an insightful column from NAM President John Engler, in-depth articles on critical policy issues, and the news on NAM activities.

 

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Manufacturers Applaud Leadership Among a Majority of Nation’s Governors

07/15/2014

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2014 – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today applauded the 31 governors from Delaware to Washington in their efforts urging Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. In their letter, the governors urged Congress to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank before its expiration on September 30.

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Manufacturers: House Legislation Important Next Step in Providing Stable and Reliable Infrastructure

07/15/2014

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Infrastructure, Legal and Regulatory Policy Rosario Palmieri released a statement after House passage of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.

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House Moves to Make Investment Incentive a Permanent Part of the Tax Code

07/11/2014

Washington, D.C., July 11, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Tax and Domestic Economic Policy Dorothy Coleman issued this statement after the House passed H.R. 4718, legislation to make permanent 50 percent expensing, also known as “bonus depreciation."

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House Sends Important Skills Gap Legislation to President’s Desk

07/09/2014

Washington, D.C., July 9, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger issued this statement after House passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (H.R. 803) with overwhelming bipartisan support.

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As Negotiating Deadline Looms for West Coast Ports, Economic Trouble on Horizon

06/26/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2014 – As negotiations continue for a new contract agreement covering 13,600 dockworkers at 30 ports stretching from San Diego, Calif., to Bellingham, Wash., a new study shows the U.S. economy could lose as much as $2.5 billion a day if a prolonged West Coast port shutdown occurs. The study, conducted by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the National Retail Federation (NRF) by economists at the Interindustry Forecasting Project at the University of Maryland, found that the economic repercussions of a port closure would grow with time.

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Senate Responds to Manufacturers’ Call to Address Skills Gap

06/25/2014

Washington, D.C., June 25, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger issued this statement after passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (H.R. 803) by a resounding vote of 95–3.

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Timmons Says Ex-Im Bank Critical to Growing U.S. Manufacturing

06/25/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement in support of the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank: “The debate over the future of the Ex-Im Bank comes down to whether we want products manufactured in the United States by American workers to win sales overseas, or whether we want our foreign competitors and their workers to take this business."

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NAM and U.S. Chamber Rally Hundreds for Export-Import Bank

06/23/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2014 – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and U.S. Chamber of Commerce today gave voice to the more than 200,000 employees at 3,400 companies who depend on the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank by announcing a coalition focused on protecting jobs and competitiveness and urging Congress to act swiftly to reauthorize the bank before its charter lapses on September 30. Among the first steps taken by the coalition is the release of a letter from more than 800 companies and associations of all sizes showing the tremendous breadth and depth of support for the effort.

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NAM Applauds SCOTUS Ruling on EPA’s GHG Regulations

06/23/2014

Washington, D.C., June 23, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Tailoring Rule” and holding that the EPA does not have the power to require burdensome new permits for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for all stationary sources: “Today is a victory for the integrity of our regulatory process and rational limits on executive power."

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