Hoyer Statement on Senate Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

For Immediate Release:

October 29, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Senate Democrats' Manufacturing Jobs for America initiative:

“Congress has a responsibility to take action to help America’s private sector create jobs and compete in a changing global marketplace, and I am glad Democratic Senators, led by Senator Chris Coons, have launched a manufacturing jobs initiative that will complement House Democrats’ Make It In America plan.  Now that manufacturing competitiveness legislation has been introduced in both the House and Senate, Democrats and Republicans in both chambers have an opportunity to work together to move bills forward and pass them into law.  Doing so in a swift and deliberate manner will send a strong message to American businesses and working families that Congress is serious about investing in the growth of jobs that bring opportunities and expand the middle class.  I thank Senator Coons for his leadership on this issue in the Senate, and I encourage the Senate to act swiftly on legislation that will help more of our businesses and families make it in America.” 

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