Tag: Congress


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 […]


Biden Rallies Executives Behind Bill Countering China Tech Threat

March 8, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

President Biden is enlisting top executives and governors of two auto-industry states to push Congress to resolve differences and pass legislation aimed at boosting U.S. competitiveness with China. The legislation includes $52 billion to boost domestic silicon-chip manufacturing, a provision […]


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 […]


Policymakers Keep Autonomous Vehicles Bill on Senate’s Radar

April 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Two of the key drivers of autonomous vehicle policy in Congress again touted its potential safety and economic benefits during a hearing with stakeholders. Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and John Thune (R-S.D.), authors of the most recent legislation pertaining to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News, Regulations

Automakers Push for Congressional Movement on AV Rules

February 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — A group of nearly four-dozen automakers, industry advocacy groups and corporations sent a letter to Congressional leaders Feb. 3 urging action on legislation that would allow for greater deployment of autonomous vehicles. The Coalition for Future Mobility, which […]


Senators Call for Reshoring of Manufacturing During “Crisis Brings Consensus” Event

May 22, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle agree: The coronavirus crisis proves it is time to get to work and bring America’s critical manufacturing home. Republican Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Josh Hawley (Mo.) joined Democratic Sens. Tammy […]


Ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft won’t testify before Congress: report

October 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc have declined to appear at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on Wednesday on issues relating to the ride-hailing industry, the Washington Post reported, citing company and congressional sources. The two […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

EPA plans biofuel ‘reset’ as program misses Congress’ targets

November 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

The planned reset of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard is likely to set up a fresh battle between two industries, with corn growers wanting the highest possible targets to spur investment, and oil companies eyeing the smallest to reduce costs. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Self-driving car advocates launch ad campaign to prod Congress

September 26, 2017

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — A coalition of supporters of self-driving cars on Tuesday said that it will run ads this week in social media and Washington newspapers, in an effort to convince Congress to adopt sweeping legislation to boost the nascent industry. […]