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Update from Capitol Hill: Highlights of 2021 and Expectations Going Into 2022

What would it take to level the playing field for American manufacturers and make the United States the best place in the world to do business? 
Dec 15, 2021

What would it take to level the playing field for American manufacturers and make the United States the best place in the world to do business? Amber Thomas, AMT’s vice president – advocacy, and Harry Moser, founder and president at the Reshoring Initiative, discuss federal government actions in the areas of tax, trade, regulations, and workforce that could attract more investment in domestic manufacturing and encourage reshoring. 

Amber Thomas
Vice President, Advocacy
Recent advocacy News
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that OSHA has no legal authority to enforce the Biden administration’s vaccine order for private businesses with 100 or more employees. Earlier this month, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the stay ...
Updated Dec. 8: This week, a federal court judge in Georgia temporarily halted the vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide until several challenges to the order play out in court.
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is now law! The $1.2 trillion measure represents $550 billion in new federal spending, the most significant investment in the nation’s infrastructure in more than a decade.
Tax experts at alliantgroup have helped more than 20,000 businesses get $13 billion in tax incentives. Over 16 million U.S. businesses, including manufacturers and machine shops, can qualify. A company with 20 employees could potentially claim $500,000.
Self-imposed deadlines on the infrastructure and budget reconciliation bills ran up against predetermined deadlines to fund the government beyond Sept. 30 and raise the debt ceiling before it crashes sometime in the coming weeks.
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