Buy America

Mar 31 2023

Federal Inspectors Visit CRRC Rail Car Factory in Massachusetts

The Federal Transit Administration is investigating whether the company, which is owned by China's government, is meeting Buy America contracts for new rail cars being built for Philadelphia's SEPTA...
Feb 27 2023

Investigators to Probe Whether Chinese State-Owned CRRC is Meeting Buy America Requirements for Philadelphia Rail Cars

CRRC already has big problems in Boston. Now the Department of Transportation Inspector General is launching an audit of the Chinese firm's contract in Philadelphia.
Feb 23 2023

Top Ten Reasons to Buy America

It's good for workers. It's good for national security. It's good for the United States of America.
Feb 15 2023
Press Release

AAM Statement: Biden Administration Announces Buy America Provisions for National EV Charging Network

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced new standards for a Made in America national network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers Wednesday. Its final plan for...
Feb 09 2023

Don’t Let Importers Undermine Buy America!

Tell your state's governor and transportation officials to fully enforce the Build America, Buy America regulations included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
Feb 08 2023

President Biden Shines a Spotlight on Manufacturing in State of the Union Address

And he announces new Buy America standards to "require all construction materials used in federal infrastructure projects to be Made in America."
Feb 08 2023
Press Release

The State of American Manufacturing Is Growing Stronger, But We Must Build On It

Washington, D.C. – During his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Biden outlined his administration’s economic achievements, celebrating the 800,000 manufacturing jobs...
Jan 09 2023

ICYMI: President Biden Reaffirms Commitment to Buying American

"It’s about making things in America again. It’s about good jobs. It’s about the dignity of work. It’s about respect," Biden said.
Oct 27 2022

The EPA, Without Justification, Decided Buy America Does Not Apply to the Clean School Bus Program

Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday that "domestic manufacturing" will play a big role in transitioning to electric school buses. Which is odd, because the EPA said Buy America provisions "do...
Sep 26 2022

Will Philadelphia’s New Rail Cars, Built by a Chinese State-Owned Company, Abide By Buy America?

Members of Congress want an investigation after new photographs "appear to show nearly completed railcars" in China.