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ICYMI Media Roundup: A New York State of Mind

The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project is proactively fighting back against the efforts of politicians, trial lawyers and environmental activists determined to target manufacturers with frivolous lawsuits – we are not letting their actions go unchecked. In fact, the MAP launched an ad campaign this week highlighting the most recent attack launched by New York City Mayor ….
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National Association of Manufacturers CEO Jay Timmons: New York’s War on Energy

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) CEO Jay Timmons called New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s lawsuit against manufacturers “malpractice by elected officials” on Fred Dicker: Focus on The State Capitol, which aired this morning via 98.7 FM.  Politicians aided by trial lawyers in New York and California are using their office to push ….
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Manufacturers Respond to de Blasio State of the City Speech

Manufacturers Respond to de Blasio State of the City Speech MAP Questions Fairness in NYC Climate Lawsuit Washington, DC — The following statement was released by Lindsey de la Torre, executive director of the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP), in response to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the ….
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Timmons: Mayor de Blasio Owes New Yorkers an Apology

Timmons: Mayor de Blasio Owes New Yorkers an Apology Should Be Transparent about Trial Lawyer Payday Lexington, KY – Ahead of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement highlighting the mayor’s attack on manufacturers and calling ….
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Attack on America’s Manufacturers.

Manufacturers Under Attack By NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio A coordinated campaign of public officials, plaintiffs’ attorneys and environmental activists are targeting the nation’s manufacturers with a focus on energy manufacturers. They are filing frivolous lawsuits against the nation’s energy companies – the same companies which provide millions of jobs and affordable natural gas for ….
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NAM President & CEO Jay Timmons Highlights the Series of Frivolous Lawsuits Targeting Energy Manufacturers:

Troy, Michigan – Today, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the 2018 State of Manufacturing Address at Automation Alley in Troy, Michigan. The speech kicks off a two-week national tour that will discuss industry advances as well as challenges facing the manufacturing sector in the coming years, including the rise ….
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MAP Launches Ad Campaign to Expose Mayor de Blasio’s Attack on Manufacturers

MAP Launches Ad Campaign to Expose Mayor de Blasio’s Attack on Manufacturers Effort to Highlight Hypocritical and Frivolous Lawsuits Washington, D.C. – The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP) – a campaign of the National Association of Manufacturers – today launched a social and digital media ad campaign to highlight New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ….
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ICYMI: Crain’s New York Business Op-ed by NAM’s Linda Kelly: Three Reasons why NYC Mayor de Blasio’s Lawsuit is Problematic

The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project will not stand idle while opportunistic politicians aided by trial lawyers use their office to push misguided litigation that threatens manufacturers. In that spirit, we wanted to share with you NAM General Counsel Linda Kelly’s op-ed in Crain’s New York Business that lists three reasons not to take the mayor’s litigation ….
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ICYMI – CNBC: Legal Scholar Richard Epstein on the Hypocrisy of California Climate Lawsuits

On CNBC today, legal scholar Richard Epstein underscored the blatant hypocrisy from California municipalities’ lawsuits against energy manufacturers by highlighting the disparity of their statements in legal filings and what they’re telling bond investors. Appearing on CNBC with Richard Santelli, University of Chicago Law School Professor Richard Epstein explained: “Anybody who is selling a covenant ….
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Four Things to Consider Ahead of the San Francisco and Oakland Oral Arguments

This Thursday, Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California will hear oral arguments in lawsuits brought against energy manufacturers by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland. The two California municipalities filed claims against several of the country’s largest energy producers back in September, alleging the companies knew ….
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