Activists bring jobs message to governors
When the National Governors Association met this past weekend in Milwaukee, there were a few more guests in attendance than the governors may have expected.
Activists from around Wisconsin converged on Zeidler Union Square Park with on clear message – keep jobs in Wisconsin.
According to Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, speakers reminded attendees to remember American workers and buy American-made products.
Meghan McKeefry, field coordinator with the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), spoke to the crowd. According to the Journal-Sentinel she said:
American workers deserve a first shot at rebuilding America's infrastructure.
This message could not come at a better time. Public anger at New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s decision to outsource to China the steel work on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is starting to simmer.
It would be nice to think that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo heard the message of the activists in Zeidler Union Square Park… but he was not in attendance.
Read more about the rally.
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