After months of study, Missourians now have the opportunity to see for themselves the real impact of a series of bills passed by the Missouri General Assembly near the end of its 2014 legislative session. Associated Industries of Missouri and the Taxpayers Research Institute of Missouri have performed a “reality check” on the true cost… Read More AIM/TRIM issue common sense breakdown of vetoed bills
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) introduced two pro-growth, pro-jobs amendments to S. 2569 today in order to help hire more American veterans and protect low and middle-class families from a costly and job-destroying carbon tax. “These amendments would help create more good-paying jobs and economic opportunities for American veterans, as well as… Read More Senator Blunt introduces pro-growth, pro-jobs amendments
Members of the U.S. House and Senate are never more accessible to manufacturers than during the August recess, when they leave Washington behind for their home districts. The NAM urges manufacturers to use the month-long recess from August 4 through September 8 to remind lawmakers about the NAM’s Growth Agenda and the importance of manufacturing’s… Read More NAM: Make your voice heard during August Recess.
Missouri, the crossroad of America, is at a critical crossroad on it how it should fund its roads. As an organization of businesses that has long taken interest in the transportation infrastructure of Missouri, the Missouri Transportation and Development Council (MTD) endorses the latest effort to keep commerce moving in our state with Amendment 7… Read More Missouri Transportation and Development Council endorses Amendment 7
ATS Opens Remodeled Facility with Missouri Governor, Dignitaries, Customers and Employees Kansas City, Missouri (July 24, 2014) ― Aviation Technical Services (ATS) formally opened its newly‐renovated 607,000‐square‐foot MRO complex at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) with a ribbon‐cutting and positive customer news Thursday. Associated Industries of Missouri was proud to support legislation, passed by this year’s state… Read More Aviation Technical Services formally opens KC facility and signs new contracts
NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons writes in an ideaslaboratory.com (7/25) opinion piece that he, along with “thousands of businesses of all sizes in congressional districts across the nation can’t understand why Washington is threatening to let Ex-Im’s charter expire.” Timmons states that the Bank has helped American businesses compete with foreign companies, and that… Read More NAM’s Timmons: Congress must reauthorize Ex-Im to support American competitiveness
(An update from the National Association of Manufacturers) Tuesday, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which was passed by the House earlier in July and the Senate last month. This key piece of legislation replaces the Workforce Investment Act and makes the Federal workforce system more responsive to employer needs. It embraces… Read More President signs the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act