In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama laid out proposals for how to bring about a new era of American manufacturing, with more good jobs and more products stamped Made in the USA. A few of the proposals are:
- Reward companies for bringing jobs back to America.
- Lower tax rates for companies that manufacture and create jobs in the United States.
- Get tough on trade enforcement.
- Create more jobs and make us more competitive by rebuilding America using half of the savings from ending foreign wars.
These proposals build upon the efforts already underway by the White House.
At the Department of Commerce, we support manufacturers in a multitude of ways: