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  • Capital Briefing: December 19, 2014

    19 December 2014 | eNewsletter

    NAM Leads “Ambush Elections” Response to Prevent Enactment. In the aftermath of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “ambush elections” rule to dramatically shorten the time frame for union elections, the NAM is amplifying our fight—and preparing to take the matter to court.

  • Capital Briefing: December 12, 2014

    12 December 2014 | eNewsletter

    As of press time, manufacturers are closing in on several legislative victories that will help our sector and the broader economy continue to rebound.

  • Capital Briefing: December 5, 2014

    05 December 2014 | eNewsletter

    On December 3, the House approved H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, by a vote of 378–46. This bill will restore for 2014 a package of tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013, including the research and development credit, deferral for active financing, the “look-through” rule and several other investment incentives that allow companies to immediately write off at least 50 percent (or 100 percent for small businesses) of the cost of capital equipment.

  • Capital Briefing: November 21, 2014

    21 November 2014 | eNewsletter

    The NAM highlighted the need for Congress to act quickly on the tax extenders by spearheading a November 18 letter to every member of Congress. More than 500 groups representing millions of individuals and businesses of all sizes in every sector of the U.S. economy joined the NAM in urging lawmakers 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.

  • Capital Briefing: November 14, 2014

    14 November 2014 | eNewsletter

    As lawmakers returned to Washington this week for the lame-duck session, the NAM is sponsoring “Investment Week” to highlight the critical role that capital investment plays in a competitive manufacturing sector and the broader economy.

  • Capital Briefing: November 7, 2014

    07 November 2014 | eNewsletter

    The midterm election results confirm that NAM members and their employees helped make 2014 the “Year of the Manufacturing Voter,” supporting candidates in both parties who are willing to lead, rather than candidates who ran on partisan platforms.

  • Capital Briefing: October 31, 2014

    31 October 2014 | eNewsletter

    NAM Board Leaders Determined to Break Washington Gridlock: More than 125 manufacturing leaders from companies of all sizes across all industrial sectors met in Washington, D.C., this week for the NAM Fall 2014 Board of Directors Meeting. Board members focused on how manufacturers can set the course for the future and be a catalyst for positive change in Washington.

  • Capital Briefing: October 10, 2014

    10 October 2014 | eNewsletter

    Members of the NAM’s board-level Task Force on Competitiveness & the Workforce have released their comprehensive action plan to improve workforce preparedness and capabilities. Manufacturers can use the task force’s toolkit to build a skilled talent pipeline in their communities and train workers for the jobs they need to fill. Visit www.nam.org/MFGWorkforce for more information.

  • Capital Briefing: October 3, 2014

    03 October 2014 | eNewsletter

    NAM Board Leaders Determined to Break Washington Gridlock: More than 125 manufacturing leaders from companies of all sizes across all industrial sectors met in Washington, D.C., this week for the NAM Fall 2014 Board of Directors Meeting. Board members focused on how manufacturers can set the course for the future and be a catalyst for positive change in Washington.

  • Capital Briefing: September 26, 2014

    26 September 2014 | eNewsletter

    This Week in Washington NAM Report Drives Home Need for Increased Infrastructure Investment.  Increased infrastructure investment will boost jobs, wages and economic growth, according to a comprehensive new report.

  • Capital Briefing: September 19, 2014

    19 September 2014 | eNewsletter

    Following House and Senate passage this week of a continuing resolution that reauthorizes the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) through June 30, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) stated that manufacturers will continue to fight for a multiyear solution as quickly as possible to ensure that American exporters and workers fully realize the opportunities of the global economy.

  • Capital Briefing: September 12, 2014

    12 September 2014 | eNewsletter

     

  • Capital Briefing: September 4, 2014

    04 September 2014 | eNewsletter

    Take Action on Manufacturers’ Trade Priorities: U.S. negotiators are at work attempting to iron-out the terms of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) with Europe and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with 11 Pacific Rim nations.

  • Capital Briefing: August 22, 2014

    22 August 2014 | eNewsletter

    Gear Up for a Busy Fall in Washington: When Congress gets back to work on September 8, lawmakers may be in session only a matter of weeks through the end of 2014.

  • Capital Briefing: August 1, 2014

    01 August 2014 | eNewsletter

    New EPA Ozone Rules Could Be Costliest in U.S. History: A potentially stricter ozone regulation proposal due from the Obama Administration in December 2014 could be the costliest in the nation's history, according to a new study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting for the NAM.