By a vote of 72 to 27, the U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Wilbur L. Ross as Secretary of the Department of Commerce.
SMA was pleased to work with Sterling Steel to arrange a plant tour for Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17).
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) today issued its preliminary countervailing duties on Turkish steel rebar imports.
Representatives from a diverse range of manufacturing and agriculture-related industries briefed Congressional staff on the critical role that trade law enforcement plays in restoring the American productive economy. The event was sponsored by the Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws.
SMA joined over three hundred other organizations in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Schumer expressing strong support for S. 168, the Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge Act.
Representative Dan Lipinski (D-IL) introduced the Buy American Improvement Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that seeks to create American jobs, promote domestic manufacturing, increase transparency and accountability in government procurement, and ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent in the U.S. whenever practicable.