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Investing in the Home Team: Continued Effort to Strengthen American Infrastructure and Manufacturing

This post was written by Melissa E. Beras. On March 13, 2012, the Senate (by voice vote) unanimously passed an amendment to the $109 billion Senate Transportation bill designed to strengthen “Buy America” preferences. The legislation, introduced by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), improves transparency and reporting of proposed “Buy America” waivers … Continue Reading

Global Supply Chain: Human Trafficking, Sourcing, and Transparency – Do Your Suppliers Know What You Expect From Them? Do You?

This post was written by James P. Gallatin, Jr. Companies with global supply chains are rapidly imposing detailed standards for their suppliers that go way beyond the traditional performance and quality specifications. Until recently, the most obvious categories of concerns for global manufacturers were rules of origin for products and parts for purposes of customs … Continue Reading

Senators Believe that Steel for DOD Should be ‘Made in America’

This post was written by Melissa E. Beras. On Thursday, February 9, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the United States Steel and Security Act, along with Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Amy Klobuchar (D Minn.), Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-Pa.), and Al Franken (D-Minn.). The legislation would reinstate the requirement that armor steel … Continue Reading
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