image credit: Pexels

Oregon Governor Holds Signing Ceremony for New Buy America Law

September 29, 2023


Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek held a signing ceremony on Thursday to celebrate a new law that effectively mandates that the iron and steel used in state-funded infrastructure projects will be Made in America.

Kotek originally signed House Bill (HB) 3332 back in August, but held a special ceremony Thursday to officially mark the bill becoming law. As we’ve previously reported, the bipartisan legislation requires that any public procurement contract with an estimated cost of $250,000 or more include notice that contractors will be required to use steel, iron, coatings for steel and iron and manufactured products that are produced in the United States.

Read More on Alliance for American Manufacturing