More than 6 million U.S. manufacturing jobs vanished between 1998 and 2010. These middle-class jobs provided workers with a good way of life and, with their loss, entire communities have been devastated. And while the broader economy is showing signs of recovery, manufacturing continues to struggle. President Obama set a goal of creating 1 million new manufacturing jobs during his second term, but progress has been slow. To get there, America needs a robust manufacturing strategy – one that includes strong trade enforcement, investments in American workers and our public infrastructure, and a plan to stop currency manipulation. On a level playing field, American workers can compete with anyone. Will we give them one?
Washington, D.C.—The Alliance for American Manufacturing is urging members of Congress to oppose the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2019 (S. 287/H.R. 940), introduced by U.S. Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-Pa.) and U.S....Read the statement