Public Policy News & Issues

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.

AISI Comments on the President's Signing of "Buy American, Hire American"

January 31, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson said that the president’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, being signed today, is another positive step in ensuring the steel industry remains competitive.

AISI Reacts to Proposal to Use Steel in Barrier at Border

January 7, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) supported statements this weekend from President Trump that any potential barrier at the U.S. southern border should be made of steel.

AISI Comments on CIT Hearing on Section 232 Legal Challenge

December 19, 2018

AISI issued the following statement in response to a hearing in the Court of International Trade in New York regarding the legal challenge to the Section 232 trade remedy brought by foreign steel importers

AISI Comments On USMCA Signing

November 30, 2018

AISI issued the following statement in reaction to the formal signing today of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Kevin Dempsey testifies at U.S. International Trade Hearing

November 16, 2018

Kevin Dempsey, senior vice president of public policy at AISI, testified this morning at the U.S. International Trade Commission the likely impact of the USMCA on specific industry sectors.

AISI Comments on Ballast Water Legislation Passage in the Senate

November 14, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson issued a statement in reaction to the Senate passage of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act, which includes the bipartisan Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA)

AISI Comments on Water Resources Legislation Passage in the Senate

October 10, 2018

AISI issued the following statement in reaction to the Senate passage of the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018,” which includes reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

AISI Comments on USMCA Agreement

October 1, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement of a new trade agreement with the U.S., Canada and Mexico

AISI Comments on House Passage of Water Resources Bill

June 7, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement in reaction to House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

AISI Comments on the Administration's Section 232 Announcement Today

May 31, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, issued the following statement in reaction to the May 31st announcement on Section 232.

AISI Attends EPA Smart Sectors Session

May 10, 2018

The EPA hosted their second session of "Smart Sectors" with AISI represented by Paul Balserak, Vice President, Environment, and Kevin Dempsey, Senior Vice President, Public Policy,

AISI Elects Newport as New Chairman

May 2, 2018

Roger Newport, CEO of AK Steel Corporation, was elected as Chairman of the AISI Board of Directors.

AISI Comments on Section 232 Signing

March 8, 2018

President Donald J. Trump signing Section 232 Proclamation on steel imports at the White House.

AISI Comments on Section 232 Meeting

March 1, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson's most recent statement regarding the president’s meeting with steel and aluminum CEOs at the White House.

AISI Comments on Infrastructure Principles

February 12, 2018

AISI's full statement in response to the White House announcement of infrastructure principles.

Steel Companies Ask President for Trade Relief

February 2, 2018

25 American steel and steel-related companies and associations, representing nearly 75,000 employees, today wrote to President Trump encouraging immediate action under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.

AISI Comments on Submission of Section 232 Report to the President

January 12, 2018

Steel industry leaders meet with U.S. President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office (May 1, 2017)

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