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Rebuilding America by Buying America

December 2, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

With all of the day-to-day changes in the political and legislative landscape, it can be difficult to pin down what exactly is happening and when. Fortunately for us, the folks at Kelley, Drye and Warren LLP spoke last week about […]


Regulations

UK-Singapore digital trade deals signed

November 29, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

A series of agreements have been signed during the first Future Tech Forum in London to help create new digital trade opportunities, remove barriers to cross-border trade and reduce costs for businesses. Three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) were signed by […]


Regulations

Bill being introduced today to improve device security

November 24, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The new law will require manufacturers, importers and distributors of digital tech which connects to the internet or other products to make sure they meet tough new cyber security standards – with heavy fines for those who fail to comply. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Fed Programs Have Kept Finance Flowing to Fossil Fuels

November 19, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The world’s biggest banks and investors recently pledged at the Glasgow climate conference to crimp the flow of finance to fossil fuels. But the Federal Reserve’s pandemic-era rescues have kept the spigot open. Oil-and-gas companies have raked in record amounts […]


Regulations

Biden Signs $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

November 17, 2021

Via: Industry Today

President Biden just signed the much anticipated infrastructure bill, formally called Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America, aka, INVEST in America Act. According to a study commissioned by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers […]


Regulations

China Gets an Earful from Its Trade Partners at its WTO Review

October 22, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

In Geneva, Switzerland, not far from an awesome-looking Freddie Mercury statue, is the headquarters of the World Trade Organization, where diplomats from around the world have gathered to review the trade policy of the world’s second largest economy: China. This […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

US House Panel Approves Pipeline Bills After California Oil Spill

October 18, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation designed to enhance the safety of offshore pipelines recently was approved by a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. The panel’s move was in response to recent pipeline accidents and leaks, primarily in Southern California, for which Republican […]


Regulations

New Massachusetts Bill Aims to Support Made in America Companies Like This One

October 13, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Stephen Capone’s company, Capone Iron Corporation, makes a range of fabricated steel products. Things like beams, columns and trusses to anchor bolts and leveling plates. You know, the type of stuff that goes into new buildings, bridges and other infrastructure. […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

US DoD seeks ideas for hybrid space architecture to rideshare satellites

October 8, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Specifically, it is seeking submissions for a “hybrid space architecture” to integrate commercial space sensor and communications capabilities with U.S. Government space systems”. Commercial satellite manufacturers representing the remote sensing, communications, PNT, and integration services sectors are encouraged to participate, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

Johnson & Johnson Asks FDA to Authorize Covid-19 Booster

October 5, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson has asked U.S. health regulators to authorize a booster dose for its Covid-19 vaccine, citing studies showing it improved protection among adults who previously received a single shot. The Food and Drug Administration could decide on J&J’s […]