Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Obama Unveils $4.1 Trillion Election-Tinged Budget http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A "computer science for all" program would give schools $4 billion to teach a "new basic skill" and help modernize workforce skills, while clean energy and cybersecurity are also priorities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget#comments Education / Training Energy Public Policy Global Economy Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:21:00 +0000 251561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at&nbsp;a meeting with members of the&nbsp;national security team and cybersecurity advisors.</p> Getty Images Cut Steel Output EU Tells China http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/cut-steel-output-eu-tells-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"In the wake of a worrying trend, I urge you to take all appropriate measures to curb the steel overcapacity and other causes aggravating the situation," EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem wrote in her letter to Gao Hucheng, Beijing’s commerce minister.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/cut-steel-output-eu-tells-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/cut-steel-output-eu-tells-china#comments Public Policy Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:26:00 +0000 249741 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images The New and Improved R&D Tax Credit: The Tax Deal Manufacturers Will Be Celebrating for Years to Come http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/new-and-improved-rd-tax-credit-tax-deal-manufacturers-will-be-celebrating-year <div class="field-byline"> Michael Siegel, Managing Director, alliantgroup </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Changes made to the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit includes a key modification that will greatly expand the number of companies that can claim what is still the largest tax credit available for U.S. businesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/new-and-improved-rd-tax-credit-tax-deal-manufacturers-will-be-celebrating-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/new-and-improved-rd-tax-credit-tax-deal-manufacturers-will-be-celebrating-year#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Research & Development Legislation Public Policy Finance Innovation The Latest Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:00:00 +0000 234051 at http://www.industryweek.com How Best to Get Government Involved in Your Business http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/how-best-get-government-involved-your-business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Having the government involved in economic development in your business and community can pay off handsomely if it's done right.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/how-best-get-government-involved-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/how-best-get-government-involved-your-business#comments Ideaxchange Procurement Public Policy Supplier Relationships Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:30:00 +0000 233261 at http://www.industryweek.com NAM Offers Blueprint to Bolster Manufacturing Competitiveness http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/nam-offers-blueprint-bolster-manufacturing-competitiveness <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons begins a cross-country tour designed to promote a pro-manufacturing agenda he says is vital to American competitiveness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/nam-offers-blueprint-bolster-manufacturing-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/nam-offers-blueprint-bolster-manufacturing-competitiveness#comments Competitiveness Environment Labor / Employment Policy Information Technology Public Policy Trade Global Economy Innovation Leadership The Latest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:55:00 +0000 225951 at http://www.industryweek.com David Bohrer, NAM Do Trade Deficits Matter? http://www.industryweek.com/trade/do-trade-deficits-matter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The two sides of the trade deficit debate, along with the author's opinion and solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/do-trade-deficits-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/do-trade-deficits-matter#comments Competitiveness Legislation Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:15:00 +0000 215661 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images EU to Propose Tighter Car Rules after VW Scandal http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eu-propose-tighter-car-rules-after-vw-scandal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The EU wants greater authority on deciding which car models are approved to drive on European roads, a responsibility for now handled by national regulators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eu-propose-tighter-car-rules-after-vw-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eu-propose-tighter-car-rules-after-vw-scandal#comments Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:43:00 +0000 218301 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Is Reshoring Increasing or Declining? http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/reshoring-increasing-or-declining <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why the difference in opinion over the state of reshoring in America and who is right?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/reshoring-increasing-or-declining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/reshoring-increasing-or-declining#comments Expansion Management Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:10:00 +0000 213771 at http://www.industryweek.com Fed Plans Only 'Gradual' Future Rate Hikes http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-plans-only-gradual-future-rate-hikes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A number of members of the Fed's Open Market Committee remain concerned about weak inflation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-plans-only-gradual-future-rate-hikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-plans-only-gradual-future-rate-hikes#comments Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:09:00 +0000 207111 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.</p> Getty Images US Model Offers Abundant Energy, Environmental Protection: API http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-model-offers-abundant-energy-environmental-protection-api <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. model for energy offers abundance, lower prices and a cleaner environment, the head of the American Petroleum Institute says, calling for policies that support greater energy production and infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-model-offers-abundant-energy-environmental-protection-api" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-model-offers-abundant-energy-environmental-protection-api#comments Competitiveness Environment Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Tue, 05 Jan 2016 21:09:00 +0000 206911 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>API&#39;s Jack Gerard said the U.S. has &quot;transitioned from an era of energy scarcity and dependence into a global energy leader.&quot;</p>