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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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Manufacturing Leaders Gather to Discuss Trade at Congressional Forum

04/24/2014

Research Triangle Park, N.C., April 24, 2014 – Leaders from Washington, D.C., and across North Carolina took part in a congressional forum today at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center facility in Research Triangle Park to discuss the importance of trade to growing the state’s economy. Nevin McDougall, senior vice president of North America for BASF Corporation’s Crop Protection Division; Matthias Meder, vice president of Stewardship and Regulatory for BASF Corporation’s Plant Science Division; and Chris Moore, senior director of international business policy at the NAM, participated in the forum alongside Rep. David Price (D-NC-04), who delivered remarks on the importance of trade to North Carolina.

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Manufacturers Stunned by Meritless Delay of Keystone XL Pipeline

04/18/2014

Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement following the White House’s decision to delay the Keystone XL pipeline yet again:

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Manufacturers’ New Election Center to Educate Voters and Candidates

03/26/2014

As part of the progression of the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) advocacy program, NAM Senior Vice President of External Relations Ned Monroe today unveiled the NAM’s 2014 Election Center. The Election Center will provide a comprehensive resource to inform and motivate the manufacturing voter base. The Election Center will include a “How-To” guide for building a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) program, a voter guide to issues and a resource for political news.

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OSHA’s Public Disclosure Rule Won’t Deliver a Safer Workplace

03/10/2014

Washington, D.C., March 10, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger issued this statement after the NAM submitted comments on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed rule to disclose injury and illness data publically:

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Survey Shows Manufacturers Upbeat About Future

03/10/2014

Washington, D.C., March 10, 2014 – Manufacturers are showing the highest level of business optimism since late 2012, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers. The survey found that 86.1 percent of respondents were either somewhat or very positive about their company’s outlook, the highest sign of manufacturer confidence since the fiscal cliff debate of 2012.

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Passage of Legislation to Streamline Permitting Process Good News for Manufacturers

03/06/2014

Washington, D.C., March 6, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement after passage of H.R. 2641, the Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act:

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House Energy Legislation Protects Manufacturers and Their Employees

03/06/2014

Washington, D.C., March 6, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg issued this statement after passage of H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, which would improve the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas (GHG) regulatory agenda to protect a diverse energy mix critical to manufacturers:

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Supreme Court Hears Case Against Frivolous Securities Class Action Lawsuits

03/05/2014

Washington, D.C., March 5, 2014 – The Supreme Court heard arguments today against the legal precedent that has led to a proliferation of securities class action lawsuits over the past 25 years in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement following today’s sitting:

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