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Appropriations Act Takes on Tax Issues, Trucking Rules

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Congress and President Obama took action on a bill last week that affects glazing businesses and manufacturers, among other small- and medium-sized companies. The legislation (H.R. 2029) passed with strong bipartisan support and includes the permanent extension of the Section … Continue reading

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State of the Union Address Strikes a Chord with Glass Shops

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Jurate Akstakalnyte, the manager at Chicago-based Ashland Glass Co., says she liked what President Obama had to say during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. “I thought he made some pretty good points,” says Akstakalnyte. “It wasn’t really anything … Continue reading

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President Unveils New Climate Change Strategy

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President Barack Obama announced the start of a new climate strategy that would limit pollution from existing coal-fired power plants and hinge the viability of the politically-charged Keystone XL Pipeline on whether the proposed project would further damage the environment … Continue reading

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