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As of this writing, President-elect Trump (11 days away from his inauguration) has named his choices for most of the Cabinet and top White House positions. Here’s what to expect in the first few weeks of this Congress.
No matter who wins on Nov. 8, the 2016 Presidential race will break new ground. We’ll either have the first female President or the first President elected by breaking every rule in the political handbook.
The forging industry and other U.S. manufacturers won a significant, if temporary, victory in February when the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to stay the EPA’s Clean Power Plan until all court challenges are heard.
In Washington, the old saw “nothing is certain except death and taxes” used to be followed by “and tax extenders” because Congress routinely allowed key provisions of the tax code to expire, then rushed to reinstate them, but only temporarily.
Check out the April 2017 issue of FORGE, featuring our cover story on how Gerdau modernized its mill to serve the North American SBQ steel market, challenges and opportunities in magnesium forgings, and much more.