Cheat Sheets


April 12, 2017| by Kerrie Rushton

A Quick Look at Federal Tax Reform

What Congress is considering and how it could affect you

Tax Day may be behind us, but we’re not done talking taxes yet. Because the White House and Congress have promised a simpler, fairer tax system, we expect the tax reform debate to take center […] Read More

October 19, 2016

The Presidential Showdown

Where the candidates stand on manufacturing issues

As the election nears, it’s more important than ever for our industry to be educated on the critical issues that affect the health of the U.S. economy, American manufacturing, the stability of the metals industry […] Read More

July 20, 2016| by Dianna Smoljan

Policy Issues: Tax Reform

Whose taxes are highest?

According to the Tax Foundation, it takes the average business filer 23 hours and $420 to meet the regulations of the federal tax code.  With one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world—and […] Read More

July 13, 2016

Policy Issues: Regulatory Reform

How overregulation costs everyone

  In 2014, the magic number was 3,554 – the number of regulations issued by executive branch agencies. These regulations cost American consumers and businesses about $2 trillion to comply.         Small […] Read More

June 29, 2016

Policy Issues: Trade & Currency

Leveling the playing field for U.S. manufacturers

Unfair trading practices by global steel producers puts North American manufacturers at a disadvantage.  A topic so important that Richard A. Robinson, president of Norfolk Iron and Metal and chairman of MSCI, gave testimony to […] Read More