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CANADA SEEKING BUY AMERICAN EXEMPTIONS Canadian companies have a history of providing unique goods and services to support American government projects. And in light of the Biden Administration‚Äôs strong Buy America policy, Canadian politicians and trade officials are attempting to secure at least some exemptions from Buy American. Canadian officials are scrambling to put some kind of collaborative framework in place as both governments roll out extensive recovery programs in response to the COVID-induced recession.
Rep. Garamendi Meets With President Biden, Vice President Harris, Secretary Buttigieg In Oval Office To Discuss Infrastructure Bill Rep. Garamendi, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, led a discussion at the meeting on the need to advance "Buy American" policies in any forthcoming infrastructure bill. Garamendi has championed Buy American legislation through his "Make it in America" agenda in Congress over the past 10 years. Garamendi emphasized the importance of modernizing our nation's outdated infrastructure and advancing the Biden Administration's "Build Back Better" plan with American products made by American workers.
Walmart Gets Behind U.S. Manufacturing With 10-year, $350 Billion Investment Walmart Inc. announced that it‚Äôs investing $350 billion over the next decade on products made, grown or assembled in the U.S. The retailer, which is focusing on six priority categories, including plastics, textiles, small electrical appliances, food processing, pharmaceutical and medical supplies, and Goods Not For Resale, estimated the commitment will support 750,000 new jobs.
Ohio Stoneware continues to thrive and expand I went to college with Tim, my best friend, and after college, he started his own highly successful company. Tim designed new machines to manufacture this new product along with taking a lot of financial risk. Then some 35 years later, the Chinese communists started buying the product. As time went by, the communists became the biggest customer and spent more and more time at Tim's manufacturing facility. Then when Tim was in his 60s, the communists copied the manufacturing process in China and used cheap labor to put Tim out of business.
Ohio Stoneware continues to thrive and expand Owner Tiffany Pattison said "There continues to be a desire in this country to buy American-made products, and we have been fortunate to find a niche with products that have not been moved to China and have kept us successful." Their products are long lasting and safe, said Tiffany, free of lead and cadmium. "They can be a family heirloom for generations," she said.
AMERICANS LOVE TO "BUY AMERICAN" The Coalition for a Prosperous America recently analyzed the Moving Forward Act and found that its five-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment plan could create 2.5 million U.S. jobs by 2025. But here‚Äôs something else to consider. If Congress included strict federal ‚ÄúBuy America‚ÄĚ provisions in the bill, the overall package could generate a 33% larger boost to the economy ‚ÄĒ and create a total of 3.3 million jobs by 2025.
January American Legion Magazine reflects on Gulf War lessons National Commander James W. "Bill" Oxford outlines The American Legion's priorities for the 117th Congress, including a Buddy Check Week, legislation mandating a "Buy American" policy for federal agencies, a fully funded VA and a constitutional amendment to prohibit flag desecration.
AMERICANS LOVE TO "BUY AMERICAN" The idea of Buying American is popular. A¬†recent poll by TradeVistas, showed overwhelming support for the sentiment among all political leanings. About 75 percent of Americans support a policy mandating that the federal government use domestic suppliers when possible.
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Forty-percent of the world is in recession. New records have
for both personal and corporate bankruptcies. America's
continues to escalate to historic levels. The savings rate
negative, as the average consumer spends $1.10 for every
earn. Real wages for working Americans have plummeted 19%
since 1972 -
about the same time we entered into a so-called "global
only vote for our representatives every two or four years,
but we vote
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