Hi-tech is fine, but voters want manufacturing.

Posted by scapozzola on 08/02/2011

Today, the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness is holding a hearing on "job creation for startups and high growth businesses."  Specifically, the panel will focus on "the importance of innovation, entrepreneurship and high growth companies to our economy."

That's fine-- nothing wrong with improving America's high-tech sector.

But as the Alliance for American Manufacturing's (AAM) new national poll shows, voters across the political spectrum say that "creating manufacturing jobs in the U.S.” and “strengthening manufacturing in this country” are their top priorities for Washington.

Americans strongly support manufacturing because they understand that it creates jobs, it drives the economy.

Learn more about manufacturing's unique ability to create and sustain good-paying jobs.

Click here to read more results from AAM's new national poll.

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