Bill aims to close ‘Buy America’ gaps
Aug 06, 2014 | 03:53 PM
| Nat Rudarakanchana
NEW YORK Proposed legislation that would strengthen "Buy America" provisions for infrastructure projects is drawing kudos for efforts to clamp down on exemptions and tighten the waiver review process.
U.S. manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union applauded the bill, introduced Aug. 5 by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio).
The bill aims to improve existing Buy America preferences for U.S. Department of Transportation projects and "maximize the use of domestic steel, iron and manufactured goods in infrastructure projects," Browns office said. ....
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