Revitalizing American Manufacturing called “Urgent National Priority”
The United States is at-risk of being unprepared to recover from disaster — whether it’s terrorism, floods, and hurricanes, or pandemic influenza and cyber disruption. We have become increasingly reliant on foreign suppliers for products needed in the wake of catastrophic events.
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America’s dependence on other countries for critical manufacturing capacity leaves the United States less safe and less secure in the face of a major catastrophic events.
Improving and hardening our infrastructure is critical to preventing and mitigating catastrophic events such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters.
There is a direct connection between a strong domestic manufacturing sector and America’s ability to prevent, mitigate, recover from, and rebuild quickly in the wake of catastrophic events.