June 2021

The SFNE Buy American Fabricated Campaign is Making Progress!

With the help of Delaney & Associates, SFNE’s lobbyists, the association recently filed Buy American Amendments to the Massachusetts House and Senate Budgets.

The amendments address the procurement language in Chapter 30B, the Massachusetts statute that requires local authorities to award projects to the lowest bidder. While the House and Senate amendments were withdrawn, the efforts have generated a lot of discussion and support for our efforts to reduce the number of public steel fabrication jobs going to foreign competition.

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