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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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By Amber ThomasJul 30, 2021

PIP (3:1) processing and distribution will be prohibited in the USA by September 4, 2021, unless the EPA extends the compliance date.

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By Amber ThomasJun 13, 2021

The supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic have clearly shown the vulnerability of U.S. supply chains and our over-reliance on critical goods that are manufactured outside of the United States.

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By Amber ThomasMay 19, 2021

AMT recently filed comments on an EPA rule that bans a chemical widely used in manufacturing. PIP (3:1) is prevalent in most electrical parts or their manufacture and in the lubricants and cutting fluids used in operating MT equipment.

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By Patrick McGibbonApr 26, 2021

On Jan. 6, 2021, the EPA issued five rules pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TCSA) banning the use of certain chemicals determined to build up in the environment over time and therefore pose potential risks for exposed populations.

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By Amber ThomasApr 12, 2021

There is a significant focus on manufacturing and technology in the 117th Congress and Biden administration, just as there was in the two previous administrations. But the pandemic has added a new sense of urgency to protecting our national security...

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