• FDA Seeks Input On Microbial Contamination Of Antiseptic Skin Preparation

    By Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || January 7, 2013
    CPSC issues representative samples rule.

  • What To Expect In Obama’s Second Term

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || December 4, 2012
    Plus, CPSC database challenged in court.

  • FTC Releases Final Version of Green Guides

    Jessica Franken and Dawnee Giammettorio, Director of Government Affairs and Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA || November 16, 2012
    Guides place requirements on companies claiming ecofriendly products and practices

  • CPSC Looks to Reduce Testing Burdens, Releases Phthalates Guidance

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || October 8, 2012
    New fuel economy standards could create nonwovens opportunities.

  • California Releases Consumer Products Regulation

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || September 12, 2012
    Media renews interest in chemicals reform and furniture flammability; CBP to establish virtual port for textiles/apparel.

  • Supreme Court Upholds Health Reform

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || August 6, 2012
    EPA proposes tougher soot standards; FDA issues unique device identifier plan; president authorizes device user fee measure.

  • Russia PNTR Legislation Introduced

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || July 9, 2012
    Miscellaneous tariff bill update; INDA supports national mattress recycling initiative.

  • ‘Industrial Wiper Rule’ Sent for Final Review

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || June 1, 2012
    Update on FDA cosmetics regulation; INDA charitable partner Good 360 names former HP CEO board chair.

  • Roll Goods Import/Export Data on Healthy Track

    Roll Goods Import/Export Data on Healthy Track

    Jessica Franken, director of government affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, associate director of government affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || May 7, 2012
    Congress launches miscellaneous tariff bill process; growing surge in plastic bag restrictions creates opportunities for reusable bags.

  • U.S-Korea Trade Deal Goes Into Effect

    Jessica Franken and Dawnee Giammittorio, director of government affairs & associate director of Government Affairs INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || April 5, 2012
    IRS proposes rules for medical device tax applicability; EPA identifies 83 chemicals for risk assessment and possible regulation

  • Understanding Healthcare Reform And The CPSIA Periodic Testing Rule

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs and Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry || March 6, 2012
    Healthcare Reform and What It Might Mean for You Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the massive healthcare overhaul championed by the White House and Congressional Democ…

  • EPA Proposes New Air Emissions Standards for Boilers and Incinerators

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs and Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs INDA, Director of Government Affairs || February 29, 2012
    Meanwhile, the ever popular congress allows R&D tax credit & other needed incentives to expire

  • ALERT: Congress Likely to Launch Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Process in Early 2012

    Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Director of Government Affairs || February 28, 2012
    FDA holds public meeting on cosmetic microbiological safety; INDA wants yourinput on Canada, Japan & Mexico joining Trans-Pacific trade deal.

  • FDA seeks input on cosmetic microbiological product safety

    Jessica Franken, INDAu2008Director of Government Affairs || December 2, 2011
    Also, CPSC adopts testing & certification rules; Russia readies to join WTO; INDA asks for input on a disaster relief initiative.

  • Congress finally seals the deal on long-awaited trade pacts

    Jessica Franken, INDAu2008Director of Government Affairs || November 11, 2011
    Meanwhile, uncertainties about the government's FY 2012 budget leaves industrial wipes rule supporters a little nervous.

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