Public Policy News & Issues

AISI Comments on House Passage of Infrastructure Bill

July 1, 2020

Kevin Dempsey, interim president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), issued the following statement on the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the “Moving Forward Act”.

AISI Applauds USMCA Entry into Force

July 1, 2020

Kevin Dempsey, interim president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, applauded the entry into force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

North American Steel Industry Celebrates the Entry into Force of the USMCA

July 1, 2020

The North American steel industry celebrates the entry into force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a critical milestone for the North American steel sector, its workers, and its supply chains.

AISI Applauds Supreme Court Decision to End Importer Challenge to Section 232

June 22, 2020

“We are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court today rightly affirmed our strong belief, and the previous decisions of the Court of International Trade and Court of Appeals, that the challenge to the Section 232 statute is without merit."

AISI Applauds Committee Passage of Water Infrastructure Bills

May 6, 2020

AISI applauded the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s passage of The American Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 (AWIA) and the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020, (DWIA).

Steel Industry Groups Urge Congress to Include Infrastructure in Next Stimulus Bill

April 1, 2020

Five major steel industry groups strongly urged Congress to include significant infrastructure investment in the next phase of COVID-19 stimulus legislation to provide a clear path toward our nation’s recovery.

AISI Urges Administration to Designate Steel as Essential Industry

March 20, 2020

In a letter to VP Pence, AISI urged the administration to designate the steel industry as essential during the coronavirus pandemic.

AISI Lauds Ruling Upholding Section 232

February 28, 2020

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the Section 232 statute in response to a lawsuit brought by foreign steel importers

AISI Hails USMCA Signing at White House

January 29, 2020

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, today attended the signing of legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at the White House.

AISI Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

January 16, 2020

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), issued the following statement regarding Senate passage, by a vote of 89-10, of legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

AISI Applauds House Passage of USMCA

December 19, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, applauded passage by the House of Representatives, by a vote of 385-41, of implementing legislation to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

AISI Urges House to Pass USMCA

December 18, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) expected soon.

AISI Comments on China Being Named Currency Manipulator

August 5, 2019

"[This] action by the Treasury Department is welcome news for the steel industry and American manufacturing. China was, and remains, a currency manipulator."

AISI Comments on Senate Committee Passage of Highway Legislation

July 30, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, issued a statement in reaction to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works’ (EPW) passage of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019.

AISI Comments on President's "Buy American, Hire American" Executive Order

July 15, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), issued a statement on the president’s signing of the third pillar of his “Buy American, Hire American” plans at a White House “Made in America” event.

AISI Lauds CIT Ruling Upholding Section 232

March 25, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson issued a statement in response to the Court of International Trade’s decision to uphold the legality of the Section 232 trade remedy.

Congressional Steel Caucus Leadership Speaks with AISI

March 13, 2019

(L-R) Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO, American Iron and Steel Institute; Roger Newport, Chairman, American Iron and Steel Institute, CEO, AK Steel; Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA-17), Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman; Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR-1), Vice Chairman; Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL-12), Vice Chairman

AISI Says Steel Tariffs are Working

February 8, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute today reiterated the Institute’s support of steel tariffs and opposition to congressional legislation introduced last week, called “The Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act,” which would prematurely terminate the tariffs.

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