JEC Hearing: Manufacturing in the USA: Why We Need a National Manufacturing Strategy?

Jun 22 2011 10:15 AM

Washington, D.C.
- The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), chaired by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), held a hearing titled, “Manufacturing in the USA: Why We Need a National Manufacturing Strategy?,” on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 10:15 am.  The hearing explored recent progress in the manufacturing sector and examined strategies and policies that will further bolster U.S. manufacturing growth in the future. Recent growth in manufacturing has played a key role in the economic recovery. Economic activity in the manufacturing sector has increased for 22 consecutive months and manufacturing employment has rebounded from its low, adding almost 250,000 jobs since December 2009.   

WHAT: Hearing on “Manufacturing in the USA: Why We Need a National
           Manufacturing Strategy?”  

:  Click below for submitted testimony

              Panel I  
                                The Honorable Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI)  
                                The Honorable Charles Bass (R-NH) 
             Panel II  
                                Dr. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics
                                Philadelphia, PA  

                                Mr. Alex Brill, Research Fellow, American Enterprise
                                Institute for Public Policy Research
                                Washington, DC  

                                Mr. Jay Timmons, President and Chief Executive Officer,
                                National Association of Manufacturers
                                Washington, DC  

                                Mr. Scott Paul, Executive Director, Alliance for American
                                Washington, DC  

WHEN: 10:15 am EST, Wednesday, June 22, 2011  

WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building  

Chairman Bob Casey presiding



The Joint Economic Committee, established under the Employment Act of 1946, was created by Congress to review economic conditions and to analyze the effectiveness of economic policy.

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