Today’s front page Washington Post (Aug. 4) report features a headline that we’ve all been fighting to see for the past year on our campaign that advocates a major shift in public policy for American manufacturing jobs with stronger trade policies for us and industrial strategies for infrastructure investment to create and sustain jobs.
The Democratic majority now gets it, but we have more work to do with Republicans.
Read this story by accessing the below link. (The Washington Post requires free online registration) This report cites both USW President Leo Gerard and Scott Paul, Executive Director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.
The Washington Post - August 4, 2010, front page
New Democratic strategy for creating jobs focuses on a boost in manufacturing
By Lori Montgomery and Brady Dennis
President Obama and congressional Democrats -- out of options for another quick shot of stimulus spending to revive the sluggish economy -- are shifting toward a longer-term strategy that promises to tackle persistently high unemployment by engineering a renaissance in American manufacturing ... click here to read the rest of the story