FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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At Finance Hearing, Portman Calls For Strengthening America’s Manufacturing Competitiveness
WASHINGTON, DC - During a Senate Finance Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) touted the importance of strengthening America’s manufacturing competitiveness. Specifically, Portman highlighted the need for the U.S. to maintain a healthy industrial commons, with strong supplier networks, well-funded investment in research and development, and skilled workers. In addition, Portman warned against the negative economic implications of raising taxes on businesses, particularly as the nation’s economy looks to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.