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Oct 21 2020
National Security By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation to expand Buy America preferences for the federal government’s purchases of ships, a step toward rebuilding the country’s once mighty – and now nearly nonexistent – shipbuilding capabilities.

Oct 20 2020
 

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

Oct 16 2020
 

Lawmakers Call on the FTC to Strengthen Made in USA Labeling Enforcement

Oct 15 2020
Infrastructure

How the Impasse Over COVID-19 Relief Could Delay Infrastructure Investment, Again

Made in America

Oct 16 2020
By Cathalijne Adams

Lawmakers Call on the FTC to Strengthen Made in USA Labeling Enforcement

Reps. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) are urging the FTC to follow through with its proposal to strengthen its Made in USA enforcement mechanisms.

Oct 08 2020
Made in America

Defying the Odds, the Made in America Store Opens a New Brick and Mortar Location

Oct 06 2020
Made in America

Send Us Your Made in USA Gift Guide Ideas!

Sep 22 2020
Made in America

Manufacturer Stitches USA Exemplifies Why Buying Made in USA Matters

Trade

Oct 20 2020
By Scott Paul

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

COVID-19 shocked the U.S. economy and made clear that the U.S. needs to ramp up production of critical goods. Here’s how we make things better.

Oct 05 2020
Trade

Western Companies Still Haven’t Done Anything to Stop Using Forced Uyghur Labor

Sep 30 2020
 

It’s a Bad Economy for Manufacturing Workers

Sep 29 2020
Trade

It’s What Didn’t Come Up During the First Presidential Debate That Caught Our Ear

Buy America

Oct 14 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

Tens of thousands of people have a job in the transit and passenger rail supply chain, and they will lose out if Buy America doesn’t apply to the new D.C. Metrorail contract.

Oct 07 2020
Buy America

D.C.’s Metro Picks a Rail Car Maker. But Will It Ditch Buy America?

Sep 23 2020
Buy America

AAM to the ITC: The Pandemic Makes the Case for a Reshoring Effort

Aug 11 2020
Buy America

Business, Labor, Environmental Groups to the D.C. Metrorail: Buy American

Workforce

Sep 17 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Senate Democrats Want to Invest $350 Billion to Grow U.S. Industrial Capacity and Counter China

Senate Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to invest $350 billion to strengthen America’s industrial capabilities while also aiming to weaken China’s growing global influence.

Sep 15 2020
 

A Post-Coronavirus Economy Needs a More Diverse Manufacturing Workforce

Sep 11 2020
Workforce

When We Upskill the Workforce, We Need to Bring Everyone Along

Aug 05 2020
 

After Facing Racial Discrimination at His Paper Mill, Alex Perkins Sprung Into Action

National Security

Oct 21 2020
National Security By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation to expand Buy America preferences for the federal government’s purchases of ships, a step toward rebuilding the country’s once mighty – and now nearly nonexistent – shipbuilding capabilities.

Oct 01 2020
National Security

China Dominates Rare Earth Mineral Production. But Could the U.S. Actually Hold a Competitive Advantage?

Sep 25 2020
 

House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan National Stockpile Bill That Boosts Domestic PPE Production

Mar 01 2019
 

A Year Later, Section 232 Trade Action Continues to Fortify Steel and Aluminum Industries

Infrastructure

Oct 20 2020
By Scott Paul

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

COVID-19 shocked the U.S. economy and made clear that the U.S. needs to ramp up production of critical goods. Here’s how we make things better.

Oct 15 2020
Infrastructure

How the Impasse Over COVID-19 Relief Could Delay Infrastructure Investment, Again

Oct 14 2020
 

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

Sep 28 2020
Infrastructure

The U.S. Needs to Get Serious About Investing in Electric Vehicle Production

Jobs

Oct 20 2020
By Scott Paul

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

COVID-19 shocked the U.S. economy and made clear that the U.S. needs to ramp up production of critical goods. Here’s how we make things better.

Oct 13 2020
 

Wisconsin Announces No Tax Credits This Year for Foxconn. Again.

Oct 09 2020
 

Steve Ackerman, a Black Millwright in Rural Ohio, Sees Slow Racial Progress

Oct 02 2020
Jobs

We Have the New Factory Jobs Numbers, and We’re Still Deep in a Hole