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Midway through 2013, little progress has been made in Washington to address the nation’s immediate economic challenges. What looked like a promising year in January is looking less so six months later.  Read more


Yesterday, IMT examined the sequester and how it is likely to affect U.S. manufacturing. The picture isn’t complete for two reasons. For starters, the worst of the sequester’s cuts have yet to hit. Second, many of the companies simply aren’t speaking to the press on the topic. Read more

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Sequestration will cause sweeping budget cuts in education, affecting federal funding for students who need financial aid. According to multiple reports, the sequestration is already impacting the nation’s colleges and universities. Read more


Sequestration was a bitter pill to swallow. Can American manufacturers and industry, still awaiting its effects, stomach a long 2014 federal budget process, yet another continuing resolution, and comprehensive tax reform still ahead? No matter how you look at it, manufacturers are operating under a more uncertain and unstable business environment. Can our elected leaders in Congress come together and make the right decisions when our competitiveness and economic future are at stake? Read more

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The patchwork deal to prevent the U.S. from going over the so-called fiscal cliff included numerous policy changes and deals that will have a direct positive effect on manufacturing businesses, but manufacturers remain deeply concerned about lingering problems that will need to be addressed in coming months, particularly budget sequestration. Read more

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