An Overview of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

“When more than 85% of our potential customers live outside our borders, we can’t let countries like China write the rules of the global economy,” said President Obama in a statement to the press. “We should write those rules, opening new markets to American products while setting high standards for protecting workers and preserving our […]

Lee Terry Leading Congressional STEM Competition

We’ve discussed the skills gap on the blog before, especially as the shortage of skilled workers becomes more pronounced in the United States. It’s just another reason to invest in the future of manufacturing, and to explain and inform students, parents, and teachers of why STEM skills are so important to the future of our […]

Have You Heard About the New Manufacturing Jobs for America Initiative?

Have you heard about the new plan going through Congress that’s meant to close the skills gap, strengthen the manufacturing workforce, and encourage growth of the manufacturing sector here in the U.S.? Most people haven’t, which is why we thought we’d take some time today to explain the Manufacturing Jobs for America Initiative that’s currently […]