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February 8, 2015

The Look Ahead: Key U.S. Senate Panel To Start Debate On Tax Reform

  • Early February, Various Locations: The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) “State of Manufacturing” tour will stop in several cities. (NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons kicked off the tour in Indiana last week. See his remarks from the event here.) To learn more click here.  
    1. Feb. 10, Spokane, Wash.: Spokane Valley Tech;
    2. Feb. 12, Denver, Colo.: Ball Corporation;
    3. Feb. 16, Houston, Tex.: Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and
    4. Feb. 19, Montgomery, Ala.: Business Council of Alabama.
  • Feb. 10, 10 a.m. ET, Washington, DC: The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing on tax reform.
  • Feb. 11, 9:30 a.m. ET, Washington, DC: The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush elections” rule.
  • Feb. 11 a.m., 9:30 a.m. ET, Washington, DC: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds a hearing on various Environmental Protection Agency proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m., Washington, DC: The National Association of Manufacturers’ Trade Policy Committee will hold a meet with Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) who is chairman of the Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • Feb. 18, 2 p.m. ET, Washington, DC: The National Association of Manufacturers’ Tax Policy Committee meets to discuss tax reform. Click here to register.
  • Feb. 26, 1 p.m., ET, Washington, DC: The National Association of Manufacturers’ Tax Policy Committee holds a discussion with Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA), chair of the House Ways and Means Select Revenues Subcommittee. Click here to register.
  • February 2015: The U.S. Labor Department is expected to release new draft overtime regulations.
  • March 3-4, 2015, Washington, DC: The Coalition for Transportation for Productivity will host a fly-in to discuss our nation’s infrastructure policy.
  • Early 2015: The U.S. Energy Information Agency is expected to release a study on the economic impact of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s draft regulation governing emissions from existing power plants.
  • June 2-3, 2015, Washington, DC: MSCI and the National Association of Manufacturers will host a fly-in for members.