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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasJan 17, 2022

Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandates

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 ...

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Intelligence
By Amber ThomasDec 10, 2021

Update from Washington

The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden after passing the House by a 228-206 margin. The House vote capped months of intense negotiations between the White House and congressional negotiators...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasDec 08, 2021

Courts Block Vaccine Mandates

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.

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasNov 16, 2021

Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill

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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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasOct 12, 2021

Democrats Race to Complete Action on Priorities

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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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasSep 14, 2021

EPA Extends PIP (3:1) Compliance Date

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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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasAug 27, 2021

How Will Politics Affect Business? Gain Insight from Larry Sabato on Nonpartisan Political Analysis

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 ...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasAug 24, 2021

House Approves Budget, Sets Deadline for Infrastructure Vote

Today, the House approved the $3.5 trillion budget blueprint and set a Sept. 27 deadline to vote on the $550 billion infrastructure bill – days before transportation funding runs out on Oct. 1.

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasAug 12, 2021

Bipartisanship Does Exist in Washington!

In a crescendo of activity before the August recess, the Senate came together in a rare show of bipartisanship to pass a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package after weeks of intense negotiations. Of the Republicans, 19 joined all 50 Democrats ...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasJul 30, 2021

Could Bans on PIP (3:1) Affect You?

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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