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Bill Kelly: Looming elections lead to bad policy decisions

Given the climate created by Donald Trump’s America First mantra and how it’s affected NAFTA negotiations, I guess it was inevitable that mini trade squabbles were sure to arise and Ontario and New York State are embroiled in one right now. 211 more words


Ontario fights Buy American rules. Meanwhile...

April 2, 2018

Ontario’s premier fights New York’s “Buy American Act” while selling them subsidized electricity, costing the province’s citizens millions

On June 21, 2017 the New York State Senate passed the “ 231 more words

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Ontario limits use of New York iron to push back against Buy American law

TORONTO – The Ontario government is pushing back against New York State’s Buy American law by limiting public sector procurement with suppliers in that state. 398 more words


Vukmir misses mark on Baldwin trade barb, according to PolitiFact check

State Sen. Leah Vukmir, who is running in the Republican primary for a chance to unseat U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, recently said Baldwin “claims to support a ‘Buy American’ philosophy, but her actions speak louder than her empty words.”  11 more words

Steel - Blame the American Politicians

Trump tweeted: “Our Steel and Aluminum industries (and many others) have been decimated by decades of unfair trade and bad policy with countries from around the world.” 126 more words


Buy American, Hire American: Will It Impact a Government Contractor’s Ability to Store Data Offshore?

Merle M. DeLancey, Jr. and Lyndsay A. Gorton

Buy American and hire American. The concept is easy, but the implementation can be far more complicated, particularly in the current government contracting world where waivers to those requirements have become common. 846 more words

Merle M. Delancey, Jr.

Ontario Liberals bring in bill retaliating against 'Buy American' provisions

With roughly three months before a spring election, Ontario’s governing Liberals are using the last legislative session to push back against any state that adopts Buy American provisions, saying the move is necessary to protect the province’s workers and businesses. 662 more words