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Regulations

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Has Another Opportunity to Strengthen Buy American

August 24, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

New York long has been a leader when it comes to Buy American policy, and now the Empire State has another big opportunity to support local workers, manufacturers, and communities. The state legislature recently passed the Buy American Salt Act, […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Rep. Tim Ryan Wants to Close a Buy American Loophole for Solar Power

August 15, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) wrote to President Biden last week urging him to take executive action to close a government loophole to ensure Buy American preferences apply when the federal government purchases solar power. Currently, Buy American only applies to […]


Regulations

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu Signs Buy America Legislation

June 28, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Nicely done, New Hampshire. Gov. Chris Sununu (R) stopped by Capone Iron Corporation in North Woods, N.H., on Monday to officially sign HB 1503, bipartisan legislation that gives priority to American-made steel in taxpayer-funded construction projects. This new Buy America […]


Regulations

Buy America Legislation Moves Forward in New Hampshire

June 1, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Some good news to report from the Granite State. The New Hampshire legislature officially passed legislation in late May that will give Made in America iron and steel preference in taxpayer-funded construction projects. Now it’s up to Gov. Chris Sununu […]


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

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 […]


News

D.C.’s Metro Cars Will Be Made at a New $70 Million Plant in Maryland

March 21, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Global rail maker Hitachi Rail announced Monday that Washington, D.C.’s new fleet of 8000-series rail cars will be built in Washington County, Md. The $70 million factory is projected to employ up to 460 workers and begin operation by winter […]


Regulations

Florida Lawmakers Aim to Buy American

January 28, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There were a lot of bad things that happened in 2021. But hey, one positive was that several states passed or strengthened Buy America laws! Texas lawmakers, for example, approved a bill to expand Buy America so it applies at […]


News

How the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Will Keep it Made in the USA

December 9, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last month, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. This $1.2 trillion, bipartisan investment could transform America’s infrastructure… but will it be Made in America? Once again, the legal eagles at Kelley Drye & Warren, LLC […]


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. […]


Regulations

By Moving to Strengthen Buy American, President Biden Bets on American Workers

July 28, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

President Biden traveled to Macungie, Pa., on Wednesday afternoon to officially unveil a new proposed rule designed to strengthen Buy American, with the goal of ensuring that when the federal government spends taxpayer money, it will benefit American workers and […]


Regulations

Another Bipartisan Buy America Bill Surfaces on Capitol Hill

April 14, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

We’ve got some good news for people who like proposed bipartisan legislation that would expand coverage for the domestic procurement rules that govern federal spending on infrastructure! Sen. Tammy Baldwin – from Wisconsin, a Democrat – and Sen. Mike Braun […]


Regulations

President-elect Joe Biden Recommits to Building Back Better – and Buying American

November 16, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There’s still about two months to go before Joe Biden is sworn in as the new president, but the former V.P. and longtime Senator isn’t wasting any time advocating for his “Build Back Better” plan to rebuild the nation’s struggling […]


Regulations

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

October 21, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation earlier this week to expand Buy America preferences for the federal government’s purchases of ships, a step toward rebuilding the country’s once mighty – and now nearly nonexistent – shipbuilding capabilities. The Made in […]


Design & Planning, Process, Regulations

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

October 14, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Washington Post broke the big news last week that Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) officials have picked Hitachi Rail to build the next series of Metrorail cars. There appear to be some good things in this deal. Part […]


Regulations

The Steel Industry Isn’t Rebounding Quite Yet, But Hopefully the Worst is Behind Us

March 30, 2017

Via: the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Steel industry leaders tell Congress we must stay vigilant against unfairly traded imports. Steel executives, union leaders and manufacturing experts told Members of Congress on Wednesday that America’s steel industry remains at risk because of unfair foreign imports, noting that a further […]


Regulations

Steel Organizations to Trump: Steel is Only Made in America if it’s Melted in America

March 3, 2017

Via: the Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) joined with nine leading organizations representing the iron and steel industry on Thursday to send a letter to President Trump to express “absolute and unqualified support” for strong Buy America preferences. The foundation of […]