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Blog: 05/24/22

Industry Leaders Offer Input on Policies Needed to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Leadership

by Eric Breckenfeld, Director of Technology Policy

SIA president and CEO John Neuffer on May 12 participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The purpose of this roundtable was to discuss the challenges and opportunities for U.S. leadership in semiconductors, and especially to provide input on how the bipartisan innovation and competitiveness […]

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Press Release: 05/12/22

SIA Welcomes Kickoff Meeting of Conference Committee on Competition Legislation

Committee aims to reconcile differences between the Senate’s United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) and the House’s America COMPETES Act  WASHINGTON—May 12, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer welcoming the first meeting of the congressional conference committee tasked with negotiating final competitiveness legislation […]

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Press Release: 04/28/22

SIA Applauds Start of Conference Negotiations on Bicameral Competitiveness Legislation

Policymakers must swiftly enact compromise bill that includes $52 billion to fund the CHIPS Act, as well as an investment tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing and design WASHINGTON—April 28, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer applauding the formal start of a congressional conference to […]

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Blog: 04/01/22

Semiconductor Industry Provides Recommendations to Commerce Department on CHIPS Act Implementation

by Eric Breckenfeld, Director of Technology Policy

SIA on March 25 submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce in response to a Request for Information (RFI) related to implementation of the CHIPS for America Act, legislation that would provide needed investments in domestic semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing. The House and Senate have both passed $52 billion in funding for the […]

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Press Release: 03/16/22

SIA Endorses FABS Act Introduced in House

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, research, design and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains WASHINGTON—March 16, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded introduction in the House of Representatives of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize semiconductor manufacturing, design, and […]

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Press Release: 03/09/22

White House Meeting Highlights Need for Investments in Domestic Semiconductor Technology

WASHINGTON—March 9, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s meeting at the White House about the importance of advancing initiatives to strengthen U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, research, and supply chains. The meeting included President Biden, governors, and senior executives from the semiconductor industry and major […]

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Press Release: 03/01/22

SIA Echoes President Biden’s Call for Enactment of Investments in Semiconductor Technology

House and Senate must reach agreement on competitiveness legislation containing $52 billion in CHIPS Act investments and send to the president’s desk to be signed into law; SIA also calls for enactment of an investment tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing and design  WASHINGTON—March 1, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from […]

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Press Release: 02/16/22

AdvaMed, Semiconductor Industry Association Convene Roundtable on Supply Chain Issues

WASHINGTON—Feb. 16, 2022—Last week, AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker and Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) President and CEO John Neuffer hosted a joint roundtable discussion that included dozens of industry leaders and supply chain executives from SIA and AdvaMed member companies, as well as senior officials from the Department of Commerce. The participants discussed ongoing […]

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Press Release: 02/16/22

Broad Coalition of Business and Labor Groups Urges Congress to Fund CHIPS Act, Enact Strengthened FABS Act to Boost Domestic Semiconductor Research, Design, Manufacturing

WASHINGTON—Feb. 16, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) — along with a broad coalition of 20 other tech, auto, medical, defense, and other business and labor groups — today in a letter urged Congress to immediately enact $52 billion to fund the CHIPS Act and to enact a strengthened FABS Act to bolster domestic semiconductor research, […]

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Press Release: 02/04/22

SIA Commends House Passage of Critical Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research Investments

House and Senate must now reach agreement on joint competitiveness legislation containing CHIPS Act investments that can be passed by both chambers and signed into law by President Biden    WASHINGTON—Feb. 4, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded House passage of critical CHIPS Act investments totaling $52 billion to strengthen domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research as […]

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Press Release: 02/01/22

SIA Echoes National Security Leaders’ Call for Swift Enactment of Competitiveness Legislation, Including Chip Manufacturing and Research Investments

WASHINGTON—Feb. 1, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer in support of a letter sent today from top national security leaders to congressional leadership encouraging swift passage of comprehensive, bipartisan competitiveness legislation, which would fund efforts critical to strengthening America’s technological edge and national security, including the CHIPS […]

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Press Release: 01/26/22

SIA Applauds Release of House Competitiveness Legislation

America COMPETES Act includes $52 billion to fund the semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing provisions in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—Jan. 26, 2022—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding yesterday’s release in the House of Representatives of competitiveness legislation called the America Creating Opportunities for […]

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