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Blog: 02/05/19

As Washington Sets 2019 Policy Agenda, Semiconductor Priorities Central to Debate

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

With the 116th Congress well underway and President Trump set to deliver his annual State of the Union Address tonight, policymakers are hard at work setting the legislative agenda for 2019. Figuring prominently into the policy debate in the nation’s capital are several issues of great significance to the U.S. semiconductor industry, including trade, export control, […]

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Blog: 01/31/18

Our 2018 Policy Plan to Drive U.S. Semiconductor Industry Growth and Innovation

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

During last night’s State of the Union Address, President Trump highlighted achievements from his first year in office and laid out his policy agenda for 2018. The President touched on a range of issues, including some of great significance to the U.S. semiconductor industry, such as tax, trade, and immigration. Moving forward, SIA remains focused […]

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Press Release: 12/20/17

SIA Applauds Congressional Approval of Corporate Tax Reform

WASHINGTON—Dec. 20, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA President & CEO John Neuffer commending congressional passage of the tax reform conference report. “Congressional approval today of legislation to reform America’s outdated corporate tax system is a welcome and long-overdue win […]

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Press Release: 12/18/17

Semiconductor Industry Backs Corporate Tax Reform Conference Report

WASHINGTON—Dec. 18, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced its support for the conference report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The conference report reconciles differences between tax reform bills passed by the House and Senate in recent weeks. Votes on the conference […]

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Blog: 12/06/17

Foreign-Derived Deduction, AMT Repeal Top SIA Priorities for Tax Conference

by Semiconductor Industry Association

With both the House and Senate having passed sweeping tax reform bills recently, a conference committee is expected to convene soon to reconcile differences in the respective bills and set forth final legislation to be approved by Congress and sent to the President for signature. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, SIA yesterday […]

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Press Release: 11/29/17

SIA Supports Senate Corporate Tax Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON—Nov. 29, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from SIA President & CEO John Neuffer in support of the corporate tax reform bill reported out of the Senate Finance Committee. “SIA supports the corporate tax reform elements in the bill reported by […]

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Blog: 10/26/17

Budget Approval Paves Way for Much-Needed Corporate Tax Reform

by Semiconductor Industry Association

The House voted today to approve a budget resolution agreed to by the Senate last week, clearing the way for congressional consideration of legislation to reform America’s outdated corporate tax code. SIA urges policymakers in Washington to seize this opportunity and enact corporate tax reform that allows U.S. semiconductor companies to continue to grow and […]

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Press Release: 09/27/17

Semiconductor Industry Supports Corporate Tax Reform Framework

PLAN RELEASED TODAY BY LEADERS IN CONGRESS, ADMINISTRATION WOULD SPUR U.S. GROWTH, INNOVATION WASHINGTON—Sept. 27, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement today from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer in support of the corporate tax reform framework released today by leaders in the […]

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Press Release: 03/14/17

Semiconductor Industry Association Supports House Tax Reform Blueprint

WASHINGTON—Mar. 14, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced its support for the House “Better Way” corporate tax reform proposal as an appropriate starting point for reform. The proposal is expected to be considered by Congress this year. “The “Better Way” corporate tax reform blueprint would […]

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Blog: 02/16/17

Sen. Hatch’s Innovation Agenda Would Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Industry

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, today unveiled his innovation agenda for the 115th Congress during an event at the U.S. Capitol. Many of the initiatives highlighted in Sen. Hatch’s plan align closely with the U.S. semiconductor industry’s policy priorities, including reforming America’s corporate tax system, investing in basic […]

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Blog: 02/02/17

Our 2017 Policy Plan to Spur U.S. Semiconductor Industry Growth and Innovation

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

With the presidential inauguration behind us and the 115th Congress now underway, SIA is focused on working with the Trump Administration and Congress to enact policies that will strengthen the U.S. semiconductor industry, the broader tech sector, and our economy. The unifying goal of our 8-point policy plan, outlined below, is to promote U.S. job […]

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Blog: 12/01/16

SIA Urges President-Elect Trump to Support Policies that Promote Innovation

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

SIA sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump this week outlining a series of policy recommendations to strengthen the U.S. semiconductor industry, American innovation, and our economy. SIA’s policy plan calls for investing in basic research, enacting pro-growth corporate tax reform, ensuring free and fair access to global markets, strengthening America’s technology workforce, and promoting advanced […]

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