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AFS Pushes For Key Provisions In Stimulus Package to Benefit Metalcasters

As Congress negotiates a third stimulus package, the American Foundry Society (AFS) has worked closely with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to ensure key provisions are included that could benefit metalcasters.

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Buy America, Supply Chains, Energy to Be Key Topics at AFS Government Affairs Fly-In

Metalcasting leaders will gather on Capitol Hill next month to hear directly from members of Congress, administration officials, and policy experts about what they can expect from Washington in the year ahead and beyond.

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AFS 2022 Policy Agenda Underscores Importance of a Strong Metalcasting Industry

AFS’s 2022 policy positions support the strength of the industry, the hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs it creates, and the tens of billions of dollars in economic impact it produces.

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Infrastructure Package Benefits U.S. Metalcasters, Includes Historic Investments in Transportation and Water

A bipartisan infrastructure package supported by AFS was signed into law on Nov. 15 by President Biden.

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Take Action on Crucial Supply Chain Problems, AFS Urges President

Solving the truck driver shortage would help to ease the nation’s supply chain challenges, and so the American Foundry Society has joined with more than 100 organizations calling on the Biden Administration to act on this crucial issue.

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AFS Calls on Congress to Reject Tax Hikes on Main Street Businesses

The American Foundry Society is urging lawmakers to reject a plan from the Biden Administration to fund the Build Back Better initiative by burdening Main Street businesses.

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AFS to Lawmakers: Tax Hikes Will Hurt Manufacturers, Cost Jobs

AFS is warning federal lawmakers against rolling back pro-growth tax reforms, saying proposed tax hikes on businesses and families will stymie job growth and hurt American manufacturers.

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OSHA sends vaccine ETS to White House office for review

OSHA has sent to the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that will require employers with at least 100 employees to ensure their employees are vaccinated or that they submit a negative COVID test on a weekly basis.

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Some U.S. Foundries Subject to Administration’s New Employee Vaccination Requirement

A new COVID-19 vaccine requirement recently announced by President Joe Biden will affect some U.S. metalcasters.

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AFS Commends Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Urges Quick House Passage

The Senate approved a sweeping $1 trillion infrastructure package after weeks of negotiations.

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