On the Wire | News & Analysis from the Web for the Week of November 12

Manufacturing Production Rose in October to the Highest Level in More than 10 Years.  Shopfloor 11/16 “According to the Federal Reserve, manufacturing production increased by 0.3 percent in October, rising for the fifth straight month to its highest level since June 2008. . . .” Exclusive: China offer unlikely to spur major trade breakthrough – […]

Rules & Instructions Governing Overweight and Over Dimension Vehicle Permits

The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles undertook a review of DMV administrative rule #25 titled Rules and Instructions Governing Overweight and Over Dimension Vehicle Permits. New permits will not be issued, current permits will be honored. Below are the new rule changes that are effective 09/21/2018: SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND HOLIDAY RESTRICTIONS: Travel with gross loads […]

PUBLIC COMMENT | Impact of Federal Regulations, Model for Feedback on State Regulations

The Trump Administration issued a presidential memorandum in January on permit streamlining and reducing regulatory burdens for manufacturers (click here for the memorandum). Today, the federal Department of Commerce published a Request for Information. Click here for the RFI. Specifically, the request is for information on how the “construction, operation and expansion of domestic manufacturing […]