Members of Congress Show Support for New "Make it in America" Agenda
As we reported yesterday, House Democrats, led by Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), have introduced a set of proposals intended to rebuild U.S. manufacturing. Their plan includes efforts to adopt and pursue a national manufacturing strategy, promote the export of U.S. goods, encourage businesses to bring jobs and innovation back to our shores and train and secure a skilled workforce for the twenty-first century.
Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) has joined this Make It In America jobs agenda, and has introduced a Make It In America amendment on the House Floor that would have strengthened Buy America requirements in the Small Conduit Hydropower Development Act. Garamendi says the amendment would have carried out the simple principle that U.S. tax dollars for public works projects should go toward U.S. manufacturing and creating American jobs.
The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) supports efforts to ramp up America's industrial sector.
Read AAM's National Manufacturing Strategy.
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