NTMA quickly transitioned following the presidential campaign to develop the 2017-18 Metalworking Manufacturing Policy Recommendations that focused on tax, trade and regulations while NTMA continued its local public relations workforce recruitment initiative. Included in the technical policy recommendations are changes to 20 regulations; 10 priorities to create a better trade environment for manufacturers; and six principles for tax reform to make U.S. manufacturing more globally competitive. The recommendations cover a range of NTMA priorities from OSHA overreach to EPA regulations and currency manipulation to tool steel duties and 100 percent business expensing. NTMA’s lobbying team in Washington delivered the 15-page document to the White House and leading members of Congress. You can view it HERE.