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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.
Steve Ackerman, a Black Millwright in Rural Ohio, Sees Slow Racial Progress
“If nothing else comes out of this, they are starting to at least listen now.”
Manufacturing Helped Darrell Rideout Build a Good Life, But He Worries About “What My Kids Will Have to Go Through”
In many ways, the United Steelworkers member has achieved the American dream. But being Black means Rideout and his family still deal with racism.
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.
Trump Attacks Biden on China and Trade on the Final Night of the RNC
Trump specifically went after Biden for his prior support of NAFTA and China's entry into the WTO.
Biden Offers Vision of Strong Middle Class Central to “America’s Promise” in DNC’s Final Night
Biden called for a future that is “Made in America.”
New Legislation Aims to Shape a National Manufacturing Strategy
Creation of National Institute of Manufacturing would also support U.S. security and job growth.
AAM Statement on the INVEST in America Act
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveiled the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in...
AAM Statement: Factories Lost 1.3 Million Jobs in April
Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing lost 1.3 million jobs in April, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The entire economy lost 20.5 million jobs. ...
Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Their Plan to Strengthen the Supply of Medical Equipment
New bill would require President Trump to use the DPA to mobilize a federal response.