The Infrastructure Week That Was (or Wasn’t, Depending on Who You Ask)
President Trump traveled to Ohio last week to promote his plan to rebuild America's infrastructure. But Democrats — who have introduced their own $1 trillion plan — aren't impressed. Given that opposition (and other distractions) can anything get done?
Rep. Dan Lipinksi (D-Ill.) on Whether Infrastructure Investment Will Actually Happen
As a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Rep. Dan Lipinski knows that our nation's roads, bridges, airports, sea ports, railways and transit systems are in desperate need of repair. And despite the gridlock in Washington, there's interest on both sides of the aisle to get something done.
An Army General on Why American-Made Steel is Vital to National Security
Brigadier Gen. John Adams served in the U.S. Army for over three decades before retiring in 2007. Now Adams is dedicated to fighting for the U.S. defense industrial base, an essential part of America's national security.
In a conversation with The Manufacturing Report, Adams explains why American-made steel is so important to America's national security — a topic he also testified about during a Commerce Department hearing last week.
The Trade Deficit Isn’t Just a Wonky Statistic. Here’s Why.
As the Commerce Department examines ways to reduce the trade deficit, host Scott Paul explains why it matters — not only to our overall economy, but to small business owners and Americans in industrial states like Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan.
Apple Just Pledged to Invest $1 Billion in U.S. Manufacturing. Will It Work—Or Is It Just P.R.?
Apple plans to invest $1 billion in advanced manufacturing in the United States. That's nothing to sneeze at, sure, but the company could be doing so much more. Matt McMullan, communications manager for the Alliance for American Manufacturing, breaks it all down with host Scott Paul.