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Tax Reform Will Unleash Growth

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher welcoming Congressional adoption of Comprehensive Tax Reform bill. The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes Congressional adoption of the historic conference agreement on comprehensive tax reform. This legislation will unleash our industry’s global competitiveness and potential to create jobs for the American people. AIA and its manufacturing allies […]

AIA 53rd Annual Media Luncheon

AIA 53rd Annual Media Luncheon Thursday, December 14 David F. Melcher President & CEO, Aerospace Industries Association Remarks as prepared for delivery Good afternoon. This is the third time I’ve had the privilege of addressing the aerospace and defense media in the presence of staff and executives from many of our member companies, and I’m […]

AIA Welcomes Senate Passage of Tax Reform

The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes another milestone  for comprehensive tax reform this week with passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by the U.S. Senate. “Senate passage of this bill brings us closer to a fundamental transformation of our tax code,” said AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher. “We’re hopeful that the House […]

Tax Reform Marches Forward

This week the US House achieved floor passage of H.R. 1—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The measure was approved on November 16 by a 227-205 vote, entirely along partisan lines.  The House version of comprehensive tax reform supports a more competitive corporate tax rate, creation of a territorial tax system and the repatriation of accrued […]

AIA: Senate Tax Reform Bill a Positive Step

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher calling for Congress to pass a comprehensive tax reform bill. Arlington, Va. — The introduction today of Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch’s (R-Utah) tax reform bill is yet another major step in modernizing America’s tax code and fostering an improved competitive landscape for American manufacturing. […]

AIA supports House Tax Bill

Earlier this week, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady introduced the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (H. R. 1). This bill is an important first step in the legislative process, with the Ways and Means Committee markup beginning on Monday and release of the Senate bill expected on Wednesday. We are pleased to […]

AIA Supports House Tax Reform Bill

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher calling for Congress to pass a comprehensive tax reform bill. Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association strongly supports, and has continuously urged Congress to pass, permanent and comprehensive tax reform. This landmark revision enables U. S. economic expansion and job growth while helping the manufacturing […]

AIA Committed to Comprehensive Tax Reform That Unlocks the American Aerospace and Defense Industry’s Full Potential

With Congress taking steps to reform the United States’ tax code, the Aerospace Industries Association and its more than 340 member companies are committed to redoubling their support for a sensible and comprehensive tax code overhaul that stimulates job creation, makes the U.S. more attractive for business investment, and levels the international playing field for […]

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