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  • Rising Health Care Costs Continue to Challenge Manufacturers

    22 June 2016 | Press Release

    NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued a statement after the House Republican Task Force on Health Care Reform released a white paper to improve and update our health care system.

  • 2015: A Year of Historic Victories for Manufacturers

    30 December 2015 | Press Release

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after a year of historic victories for America’s manufacturers and job creators.

  • Timmons: This Is an Historic Victory for Our Country

    18 December 2015 | Press Release

    NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after Congress passed historic spending legislation with many key manufacturing priorities including significant business tax relief, an end to the ban on crude oil exports, a two-year delay of the Cadillac tax, a repeal of onerous Country-of-Origin labeling requirements and new rules to ease the public–private exchange of cybersecurity information.

  • Manufacturers: Employee Benefits Tax Delay Provides Needed Relief

    16 December 2015 | Press Release

    NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray issued s statement after Congress released details of its spending bill which includes a provision to delay the Employee Benefits Tax more commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax.”

  • New Study Shows Virtually All Manufacturers Impacted by Tax on Employee Benefits

    08 December 2015 | Press Release

    The NAM released a new study, titled Heads Up: A Tax on Employee Benefits Is Coming Your Way.

  • Voters, Employers Oppose Tax on Health Benefits

    21 October 2015 | Press Release

    The NAM, Business Roundtable and U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released the results of a national poll of registered voters showing that three-quarters of all respondents nationwide are concerned about the employee benefits tax, a 40 percent tax on health benefits, also called the “Cadillac tax,” included in the Affordable Care Act.

  • Health Care Top Business Challenge for Manufacturers

    23 July 2015 | Press Release

    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.

  • Manufacturers: Now Is the Time To Direct Attention to Needed Reforms

    25 June 2015 | Press Release

    NAM Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger issued the following statement following the U.S. Supreme Court decision on King v. Burwell.

  • Timmons: Manufacturing as Resilient and Robust as Ever

    02 February 2015 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the 2015 State of Manufacturing Address before students, faculty and local manufacturing leaders at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., today.

  • Manufacturers: Delays Dont Change Reality of Employer Mandates Flawed Policy

    10 February 2014 | Press Release

    After the U.S. Treasury Department announced the final regulations implementing the –employer mandate– provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which included a delay until 2016 for businesses with 51-99 employees, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger issued the following statement:

  • New Survey Shows Manufacturers Struggling Under the Affordable Care Act

    09 December 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., December 9, 2013 – The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeekSurvey of Manufacturers shows that skyrocketing health care costs and the troubled implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have created a significant and harmful level of uncertainty for manufacturers in the United States.

  • NAM IndustryWeek Survey Shows Continued Concerns Over Rising Health Care Costs, the Federal Debt and an Uncertain Regulatory Environment

    09 September 2013 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers shows that concerns over rising health care costs, our nation's long-term fiscal challenges and increasing regulatory burdens continue to loom large for manufacturers.

  • House Vote Offers Glimmer of Hope on Mandate, but Burden Still Looms

    17 July 2013 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement in support of H.R. 2667, the Authority for Mandate Delay Act of 2013: –Since the outset of the Affordable Care Act debate, manufacturers have opposed government health care mandates because ninety-seven percent of NAM members already voluntarily provide health benefits to meet the needs of their employees and their families. The employer mandate will only complicate and threaten these benefits. It is a step in the wrong direction.

  • Rising Health Care Costs Grow as Top Concern for Manufacturers

    10 June 2013 | Press Release

    According to the second quarter National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers released today, manufacturers' concerns over health care and insurance costs are mounting. In addition, the unfavorable business climate due to taxes and regulation and uncertainties related to the political climate continue to be top concerns for manufacturers. More than half of survey respondents stated they were either not prepared or uncertain about how their firm planned to implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act at the beginning of 2014.

  • Manufacturers Urge Protection of Medicare Part D in Budget Negotiations

    19 March 2013 | Press Release

    Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) led a national coalition of manufacturers, patients, health care providers and seniors in a letter to congressional leaders urging that Congress preserve Medicare Part D in its current, successful form. Proposals have been offered to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to intervene in price negotiations, which would undermine the efficiency and success of Part D.