Advocacy

Discover the latest legislation updates, policy news, and government resources that affect the manufacturing technology industry.

Recent News
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Amber ThomasNov 30, 2021

Last month, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals extended the stay of the Labor Department's OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for private businesses.

4m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Amber ThomasNov 16, 2021

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.

4m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Harry MoserNov 16, 2021

In this series conclusion, we summarize the actions needed to secure U.S. leadership in innovation and manufacturing, bolster competitiveness, and strengthen economic and national security.

10m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Kristin BartschiOct 21, 2021

Acme Alliance LLC, a leading die caster in Northbrook, Illinois, received the 2021 National Metalworking Reshoring Award in recognition of its success in bringing manufacturing back to the United States. The 2021 award was presented on the FABTECH...

2m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Amber ThomasOct 20, 2021

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.

6m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Amber ThomasOct 12, 2021

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.

4m read
Advocacy
By Ryan KellyOct 04, 2021

Learn more about the Onshoring Project, a new endeavor that shifts executive focus from piece-price calculations toward the sounder and more financially beneficial strategy of sourcing from lean-performing North American suppliers.

6m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Harry MoserSep 30, 2021

The Reshoring Initiative*, in conjunction with the PMA, AMT, and NTMA, is looking to recognize companies for successful reshoring projects.

3m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Amber ThomasSep 14, 2021

On Sept. 3, the EPA announced plans to initiate new rule-making to reduce exposure to the five persistent bioaccumulative toxic (PBT) chemicals it banned in January, including one widely used in manufacturing, PIP (3:1). The EPA also extended the date ...

5m read
article.featuredImage.altTextarticle.featuredImage.altText Advocacy
By Amber ThomasAug 27, 2021

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast Conference, Nov. 2-5, in Denver, Colorado, Larry Sabato will examine the latest political environment in Washington, D.C., and state capitals. He’ll share his observations and predictions on the 2022 ...

5m read