Tag: White House

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

USDOT, White House Promote Infrastructure Workforce

November 10, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration recently launched initiatives designed to connect individuals with careers associated with infrastructure. The Department of Transportation and the White House outlined guidance to assist stakeholders seeking to enhance workforce programs. The administration’s efforts, announced this month, are […]


Union Leaders to President Biden: Don’t Cut the China Tariffs

June 8, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Earlier this week Axios reported on a letter sent to the United States Trade Representative by a bunch of labor union leaders, with a simple message: The Biden administration shouldn’t cut tariffs on China. This is a story that’s bubbling […]


Biden Plan to Combat Inflation with U.S. Manufacturing Faces Skepticism

April 8, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Economists and analysts are skeptical that a Biden administration push to increase domestic manufacturing will have the White House’s intended effect of meaningfully taming inflation. Administration officials have said that increasing domestic manufacturing would insulate the U.S. from the kinds […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Confronting Inflation, Biden Administration Turns to Oil Industry It Once Shunned

December 22, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The relationship between the White House and U.S. oil companies has sunk to a new low at a moment when President Biden needs the industry most. Oil company executives have become openly frustrated with a Biden administration that spent months […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

EPA rebuffed warnings its auto emissions plan was too weak

August 25, 2021

Via: Automotive News

White House and other administration officials told the Environmental Protection Agency that its industry-backed plan for tightening auto emissions limits was too lax, but the agency rebuffed those warnings and released the proposal with provisions that could lessen its bite. […]


White House, Senators Reach a Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

June 25, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

President Biden has long prioritized getting a big public infrastructure investment passed. And this week, he’s a step closer to getting one: He announced an agreement with a group of 21 senators on the outline of a such a bill. […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

Biden Administration Unveils Plans to Shore-Up Supply Chains

June 8, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The White House on Tuesday unveiled a report with new initiatives to shore up supply chains for critical resources like semiconductors, batteries, rare earth minerals and pharmaceuticals. This all-of-government approach could bear positive economic implications, create new American jobs, and […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

What a Biden White House could mean for Tesla

November 9, 2020


President-elect Joe Biden presents a mixed bag for Tesla and other electric car-makers. On the pro side, Biden’s stated goals for clean energy and manufacturing could mean new government incentives for American manufacturers, especially electric vehicle makers. But stronger enforcement […]


U.S. looking for industry partnership to counter Huawei: White House official

February 14, 2020

Via: Reuters

MUNICH (Reuters) – The United States is looking to develop a partnership with the telecoms industry to provide alternatives to China’s Huawei Technologies, a senior White House official said on Friday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Robert […]


Industry groups urge White House to finish overhauling U.S. environmental review process

November 22, 2019

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 30 industry groups on Friday called on the Trump administration to finish a regulatory overhaul that would make it easier to clear federal environmental approval for big infrastructure projects such as pipelines and road expansions. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months

May 17, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with […]


ZTE Fight Comes to a Close, At Least for Now

August 14, 2018

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Defense authorization bill prohibits government from using certain ZTE products. President Trump took a break from tweeting about his former reality show costar-turned rogue White House aide on Monday to officially sign the $716 billion defense policy act, which is […]


Trump to meet lawmakers about ‘problematic’ ZTE measure: White House

June 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump and a group of lawmakers from the Senate and House of Representatives will meet at the White House on Wednesday to discuss their disagreement over how to penalize Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp (000063.SZ), a White […]


Auto Chiefs Air NAFTA Stance Concerns in White House

November 28, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Top executives from Detroit automakers met Monday with Vice President Mike Pence and other administration officials and aired their concerns about changes the Trump administration is seeking to the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump has pushed for companies to […]