A group of 17 House Republicans, led by Rep. Mike Bost, today sent a letter to President-Elect Trump expressing their support for Buy American domestic procurement policies.
Washington, D.C. – President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Robert Lighthizer to head the U.S. Trade Representative office. Following the announcement, Steel Manufacturers Association President Philip K. Bell issued a statement: “Robert Lighthizer is an excellent pick to serve as the U.S. Trade Representative, a position that is vitally important to 21st century steelmakers. Mr. Lighthizer [...]
One year after the passage of landmark freight rail reform legislation, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) is making headway toward implementing long overdue policy improvements.
Following months of extensive outreach and diplomatic negotiations, Commerce Secretary Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Froman today announced the launch of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity.
Large Group of Business Executives Invites Trump Administration to Work With Them to Modernize Freight Rail Policies
More than 50 top executives sent a letter to Vice President-elect Pence inviting the Trump administration to work with them to help fill vacancies at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and select candidates that are “committed to eliminating outdated rules and overly bureaucratic procedures.”
The Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, a coalition representing more than one million workers in the aluminum, steel, cement, chemical, textile and other manufacturing industries, today expressed appreciation for the U.S. government’s continued commitment to apply its established criteria for determining whether a county is a non-market economy for purposes of the antidumping law.
As President-elect Trump continues to announce administration nominees, SMA President Phil Bell provided his thoughts on the nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) are leading the fight to restore a "Buy America" provision in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).
As President-elect Trump continues to announce administration nominees, SMA President Phil Bell provided his thoughts on the nominations of Elaine Chao and Wilbur Ross to head the Department of Transportation and the Department of Commerce, respectively.
SMA member Gerdau was highlighted in a Tampa Bay Times article today discussing the outlook for the domestic steel industry under President-elect Trump.