• Latest news and analysis of key state and federal issues

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  • New Chemical Regulations Under Review

  • Reducing Electricity Costs for Manufacturers

  • Reforming Classification of Employees and Independent Contractors

  • Compliance with new rule for chemicals in products

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Associated Industries of Vermont is the only state-wide association that is dedicated to manufacturers and their supporting businesses and organizations.

We provide legislative and regulatory advocacy and representation at the state and federal levels, news and information, edu­cation, networking and marketing, and other benefits.

If you or your customers are manufacturers or other productive or technology companies, find out why you need to join AIV.

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  • Reports for Manufacturers

  • Useful Links

  • State and Federal Resources

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  • U.S. Economic Confidence Index Ticks Up, Now at +6. Gallup 10/10

  • Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing. Department of Commerce (Report) 10/6

  • No, That Robot Will Not Steal Your Job. NYTimes (Opinion) 10/7

  • Treasury Kills Estate Tax Proposal. Shopfloor 10/5

  • US factory orders increase 1.2 percent in August. Washington Post/AP 10/5

  • U.S. Trade Deficit Shrank in August as Exports Rose. NY Times 10/5

  • The Value of Innovation Can Be Depressed by Litigation.  Shopfloor 10/3

  • Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high. Reuters 10/2

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  • Regulation of Chemicals

  • Addressing Energy Costs

  • Independent Contractors and Employee Classification

  • Drug Use and the Workplace

  • Mandatory Paid Leave Compliance

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