Category: Regulations


Industry, unions urge Congress to speed semiconductor bills

July 22, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Congress must act quickly to bolster semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S., according to a letter from several trade groups and unions delivered to House and Senate leaders on Thursday. “Strengthening the U.S. position in semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing is […]


To Be Successful, the Transition to Electric Vehicles Must Include American Manufacturing Workers

July 20, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s vital that American manufacturing workers have a seat at the table as the United States transitions to an electric vehicle future, policymakers and other experts agreed during a panel discussion on Tuesday. Labor and industry leaders joined both state […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

As EU-wide health technology oversight law nears passage, industry is not pleased

July 6, 2021

Via: MedTech Dive

HTA bodies are best known for their assessments of the value of new medicines, which can lead to countries choosing not to pay for approved products. Some of the bodies also play a role in assessing the value of new […]


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 […]

Process, Production, Regulations

American Steel is Cleaner than its Competition. Can We Leverage That?

June 2, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

A report released last week supports what we’ve been saying all along: The American steel industry’s recent push towards carbon efficiency is good for the environment and our economy. The report, commissioned by the Climate Leadership Council (CLC), focuses on […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

The Clean Energy for America Act Advances in the Senate

June 1, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Senate Finance Committee recently advanced legislation designed to utilize tax credits to encourage the production of renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs). The panel moved the Clean Energy for America Act on a 14-14 party-line vote on Wednesday. The […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Boeing to Pay FAA Penalties Tied to 737 Jet Production

May 27, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Boeing Co. has agreed to pay $17 million in civil penalties for production lapses related to 737 aircraft models in a settlement with the Federal Aviation Administration, the agency said. The settlement, which involves production problems that took place from […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Biden Takes a Ride in the New Ford Lightning

May 19, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

President Joe Biden made a stop in southeast Michigan on Tuesday to visit Ford Motor Company’s electric vehicle plant in Dearborn. The company plans to officially reveal its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck there via livestream on Wednesday. A proposed […]


China Bill to Include $52 Billion for U.S. Chip Manufacturing

May 18, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Senate will include $52 billion to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing in a broader bill to enhance U.S. competitiveness with China, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said. Schumer called it “a historic and immediate infusion of federal money” to restore […]