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  • Manufacturers: Trucking Hours Regulation Will Harm Supply Chains

    22 December 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the revised trucking hours of service rule released today by the Department of Transportation (DOT):

  • Manufacturers Speak Out Against Ambush Election Rule

    21 December 2011 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) final rule that manipulates well-established labor policy related to union elections. The rule is set to take effect on April 30, 2012

  • Manufacturers: Utility MACT Is Extremely Costly Regulation

    21 December 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the Utility MACT rule released today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

  • Manufacturers: Russias WTO Membership Will Increase Exports

    19 December 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) welcomes Russia's formal invitation to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), which will provide manufacturers in America with access and protections to Russia's market. The NAM has also launched the Russia Trade Relations Task Force, which will focus on trade relations with Russia and advocate the importance of passage of Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) for Russia.

  • Manufacturers Fight Against NLRB Overreach Reaches U.S. District Court

    19 December 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the NAM presented oral arguments in its lawsuit against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) over the –Posting Requirement– rule issued by the agency in August.

  • Manufacturers Respond to Commerce Secretary Brysons Manufacturing Remarks

    15 December 2011 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Board Chair Mary Andringa, who is president and CEO of the Vermeer Corporation, issued the following statement in response to Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson's speech on manufacturing today. Secretary Bryson was recently named a co-chair of the Office of Manufacturing Policy.

  • Manufacturers: Border Agreement Will Boost Exports

    07 December 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the border security and competitiveness agreement announced today by President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Harper:

  • Manufacturers EPAs Boiler MACT Rules Will Cost Jobs

    02 December 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the revised Boiler MACT rules issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

  • Regulatory Reform Bills Will Reduce Burden on Manufacturers

    01 December 2011 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement in support of H.R. 3010, the Regulatory Accountability Act, and H.R. 527, the Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act:

  • Manufacturers Call for House to Halt Ambush Elections and Micro-Unions that Divide Employees and Burden Employers

    29 November 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., November 29, 2011 - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement regarding H.R. 3094, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, aimed at preventing the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from manipulating well-established labor policy related to union elections and –micro–unions–:

  • Manufacturers: Super Committee Failure Means Missed Opportunity for Economic Recovery

    21 November 2011 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction announced that it could not agree on a deficit reduction plan:

  • Manufacturers Laud Congressional Action to Increase Competitiveness and Repeal Withholding Tax

    17 November 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued the following statement after H.R. 674, legislation to repeal the provision that requires federal, state and local government agencies to withhold 3 percent of their payments to businesses for goods and services, was passed by both the House and Senate:

  • Manufacturers Report Highlights Stark Consequences Defense Cuts Will Have on Jobs and Innovation

    17 November 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Defense Manufacturing Working Group released a report today that highlights the serious and long-term negative effects of potential cuts in defense spending on the U.S manufacturing sector. The report, –The Negative Impact of Defense Spending Cuts on the Manufacturing Sector,– notes that in addition to the threat to national security, defense cuts could result in higher unemployment, reduced competitiveness and a serious decrease in innovation that will impact American military superiority. More than 30,000 manufacturers would be affected, and the brunt of these cuts would fall upon small and medium-sized firms – potentially causing the loss of over 1 million jobs.

  • Manufacturers: Transportation Bill Will Create Jobs and Enhance Competitiveness

    17 November 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement today on House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) announcement of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act:

  • Manufacturers Urge Pro-Growth Reforms and Fiscal Responsibility as Committee Deadline Approaches

    16 November 2011 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse called on members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to come together before next week's deadline to ensure our nation's economic stability and promote growth by addressing its fiscal woes: