December 17, 2014
Please see the following statement from Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater regarding tonight's Senate vote to approve the tax extenders package.
December 15, 2014
Another record-setting fundraising event puts the AEM Political Action Committee (AEMPAC) in a strong position to build productive relationships with key lawmakers in the new Congress in 2015.
December 8, 2014
After Congress sidestepped an opportunity to raise gas taxes during its lame duck session, AEM and its allies in Washington sought to set the stage for a renewed push to adequately finance the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) in 2015.
December 4, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation late Wednesday that would extend a series of tax breaks for the 2014 calendar year that would help promote investment in equipment.
November 20, 2014
The AEM Board of Directors has approved plans for Infrastructure Vision 2050, a new Association initiative to draw attention to the need for national infrastructure investment and develop innovative proposals to improve America’s water, transportation, and energy/utility infrastructure by 2050.
November 6, 2014
AEM President Dennis Slater made the following statement following the results of the 2014 midterm elections: “This evening, voters across America made it clear that they think Washington is broken, and they expect our elected leaders to come together to fix it...
November 6, 2014
Tuesday’s midterm elections mean a sea change in Washington next year that could have significant implications for a number of public policy issues important to AEM and the equipment manufacturing industry.
November 3, 2014
Ben Brock, president & CEO, Astec Industries, Inc., focused on key infrastructure issues during a panel discussion on “State of the Transportation Construction Industry” this fall at the 2014 national convention of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).