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Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

The Probe Into Solar Import Circumvention Hasn’t Been Stopped

May 17, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last week we took a closer look at the freakout over a Commerce Department circumvention investigation into solar panel imports allegedly avoiding anti-dumping duties on goods made in China. We learned the leading voice in this freakout, the trade association […]


Regulations

A Closer Look at the Freakout over the Anti-Circumvention Investigation into Solar Panel Imports

May 12, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Earlier this week we covered Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s appearance in front of a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, where she fielded questions about Commerce’s anti-circumvention investigation into solar panel imports from southeast Asia. Lawmakers told her to hurry up with the […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

Deputy Commerce Secretary Joins Michigan Lawmakers to Make the Case for the Bipartisan Innovation Act

May 10, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Michigan on Monday to meet with top Wolverine State lawmakers to discuss ways both to fix supply chains and jump start small and medium manufacturers. Graves, flanked by Sens. Gary Peters (D) […]


Regulations

Government sets out rules for tech giants

May 5, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

New ‘fair-play’ rules for the biggest tech firms would make it easier for people to switch between phone operating systems and mean smaller firms are alerted to algorithm changes. There are plans for fines up to 10 per cent of […]


Regulations

Congress Shouldn’t Weaken China Tariffs in a Bill Meant to Counter Chinese Economic Policy

April 29, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s getting close now: The conferees from the House and Senate will soon meet to resolve differences in the industrial policy bill, versions of which both chambers passed. The bills aren’t exactly the same – that’s why there’s a conference […]


Regulations

New Hampshire Legislature Set to Vote on Buy America Bill on Thursday

April 20, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The New Hampshire legislature is set to vote on Thursday on SB 438, a bill would ensure when the state spends taxpayer money on construction projects, that money is spent on American-made products whenever possible. If you live in New […]


Regulations

Sherrod Brown Urges Federal Government To Get The Details Right Around Buy America Laws.

April 14, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last year Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. It was a $1.2 trillion, bipartisan infrastructure bill that made a serious investment in our public highways, bridges, ports, broadband, and the long-term health of our economy. And with it […]


Regulations

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 […]


Regulations

Take Action, New Yorkers! Tell Your State Lawmakers to Buy American

April 5, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Start spreading the news: New York lawmakers are in the midst of putting together the annual state budget, and they have a major opportunity to create good jobs and strengthen local communities. Including Buy America requirements in the budget will […]


Regulations

Judge Frees China’s ZTE From Some U.S. Oversight

March 23, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

A U.S. judge ruled that ZTE Corp.’s ZTCOY 21.97% probation for violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran could end, freeing the Chinese technology company from some oversight following years of government supervision. The decision by the federal judge in Texas […]