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Tariff Update: Changes Coming to List 4

On Friday, the USTR will publish President Trump’s latest directives regarding the List 4 tariffs in the Federal Register. Friday’s publication clarifies that List 4 remains divided into two ...

List 3 Tariff Alert

Today, President Trump escalated his trade war with China, amending the current tariff schedule. The first change involves List 3 tariffs (lighting products). Products on List 3, already at 25 ...

USTR Delays Tariffs on Ceiling Fans and LEDs

Earlier today, the USTR announced the next steps of implementing the additional 10 percent tariff on goods coming from China worth $300 billion, also known as List 4. This move offers clarity ...

List 4 Tariff Update

President Trump just tweeted that he is imposing a 10% tariff for List 4, which will take effect Sept. 1, 2019. This move comes as a result of the Chinese not honoring their commitment to buy ...

List 3 Tariff Update

Late on Friday, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) put out a release stating that the increase for the List 3 tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent, scheduled to take place on June 1, has ...

USTR Update

Yesterday, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) proposed a 25% tariff on the remaining $300 million worth of goods coming from China, also known as List 4. Specific to the lighting ...

The Latest on Tariffs

The Trump administration is moving quickly to raise tariffs on products coming from China. This includes lighting, ceiling fan and control products.    This move comes after an announcement from ...

DOE Issues Final Rule on External Power Supplies

Yesterday, the Department of Energy (DOE) finalized a technical amendments rule to formally exclude light-emitting diodes (LEDs), organic LEDs and ceiling fans using direct current motors from the ...

Trade Talks with China Resume

Over the next two days senior government officials from the U.S. and China will convene for trade talks in Washington, D.C. This second round of negotiations will test the resolve of the Trump ...

An Update on Tariffs

There is a lot of confusing talk about tariffs these days. It seems that everyday something new is tweeted, leaked, released or reported and most of it is very concerning. This spring, the Trump ...

Amendment 14 -- Pre-Publication

For the full document, see the download link below this executive summary.   Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 Statutory authority Energy Efficiency Act ...

ALA PAC Contributors

Thank you to the following individuals who contributed to the ALA Political Action Committee between Aug. 18 and Oct. 9, 2017. The PAC has raised more than $55,000 so far this year. To learn more ...