AIA Welcomes Pause on EU ETS Enforcement

Statement by Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, on the European Union decision to suspend enforcement of the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Strangling small business innovation

Nov. 09, 2012

Employers across the country are increasingly concerned about the massive cuts to defense and other programs set to occur this coming January. By now, the dire consequences seem fairly well understood: an estimated 2.14 million American jobs will be lost and $215 billion slashed from U.S. GDP in 2013, dragging us back into another recession. And most costly of all — experts say that the indiscriminate cuts to our armed forces will undermine readiness and expose our troops to new dangers during time of war.

This should be reason enough to compel our elected officials to…

November 2012 eUpdate

Nov. 07, 2012

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Presidential Debate 2012 Sequestration Comments

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Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO
October 23, 2012

Blakey: Time for Action on Sequestration

Oct. 22, 2012

Statement by Marion C. Blakey, President of the Aerospace Industries Association, on discussion of sequestration during the final Presidential Debate:

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Arlington, Va. – “It’s good to see basic agreement between the candidates on the need to find an alternative to sequestration budget cuts that will compromise U.S. national security and put millions of Americans out of work beginning in just 71 days.  We need to find a solution immediately."