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Congressional Steel Caucus

U.S. steelmakers 'under assault' from dumped imports

INDIANAPOLIS | Steel dumping poses a real threat to jobs in Northwest Indiana, and policy-makers in Washington need to take heed, industry officials said.

May 07, 2014 1:45 pm
DOUG ROSS: There's a world outside NWI's steel walls

DOUG ROSS: There's a world outside NWI's steel walls

The oft-cited but still impressive statistic is that more steel is made in two counties — Lake and Porter — than in any other entire state.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Steel forges national, job security

Steel's strength is important not just for structural components but also the economy and national security.

August 22, 2013 12:00 am

Visclosky objects to illegal steel dumping

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and other members of the Congressional Steel Caucus are calling for a crackdown on the illegal dumping of steel that has been subsidized by foreign counties.

August 09, 2013 2:28 pm

EDITORIAL: Buy American steel for federal projects

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's legistion requiring the federal government to use U.S.-made steel for public projects makes sense.

May 16, 2013 12:05 am

Visclosky lauds Defense Department for U.S. steel requirement

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, applauded a decision by the U.S. Department of Defense that restores a rule that stood for 35 years requiring certain types of steel purchased by the U.S. military to be 100 percent American-made.

April 07, 2013 7:00 pm

Legislators push to extend duties on foreign steel

Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus are pushing for a U.S. trade panel to extend duties on corrosion-resistant steel from Germany and South Korea to avoid an import surge.

January 10, 2013 4:00 pm

Legislators urge government to press China on duty evasion

Congressional Steel Caucus members are urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to enforce a ban on China's dumping subsidized steel pipe used in oil and gas drilling into the American market.

November 02, 2012 12:06 pm

Infrastructure, job agenda remain key for steel industry

Top U.S. steel industry officials called on Congress and the federal government Wednesday to embrace policies that support the manufacturing sector, which has been key to the country's economic rebound.

March 21, 2012 12:00 pm

Steel Caucus says courts need to revisit trade policy decision

Congressional Steel Caucus members say they are concerned about the impact a mid-December decision from a federal appellate court could have on trade-sensitive American industries.

January 04, 2012 12:00 am
Legislator, union reactions mixed to plate import decision

Legislator, union reactions mixed to plate import decision

Members of the a bipartisan legislative bloc supporting the steel industry are calling the International Trade Commissions decision last week on imported steel plate a split decision.

December 13, 2011 11:00 am

Armor steel plate buying rules need update, caucus says

The Congressional Steel Caucus wants the Department of Defense to tighten its rules so that armor steel plate it wants to buy can't be melted in another country.

September 14, 2011 11:00 am
Steel execs air economic, trade concerns to legislators

Steel execs air economic, trade concerns to legislators

Steel industry leaders told a panel of lawmakers Thursday they are struggling to grow jobs with a tepid economic recovery and called on Congress to develop stronger rules targeting unfair trading practices by foreign countries.

May 26, 2011 6:30 pm

Steel Caucus state of steel hearing

The Congressional Steel Caucus will discuss the state of the steel industry at a hearing Thursday in Washington.

May 25, 2011 2:45 pm
Visclosky wants fed agencies to source American-made steel

Visclosky wants fed agencies to source American-made steel

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky introduced legislation Tuesday in the House requiring the U.S. departments of Transportation, Defense and Homeland Security to use American-made iron and steel only in their projects.

May 04, 2011 2:10 pm

Steel Caucus legislators pressure administration on China trade

Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus are pushing President Barack Obama to demand an end to China's unfair trading practices they say imperil the United States.

January 18, 2011 6:00 pm
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