“Dirty Jobs” Host Mike Rowe Advocates for U.S. Manufacturing Jobs to Congress
Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s TV program “Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe,” testified May 11 before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s hearing on “Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy” in support of
In his testimony, Rowe described his experiences working with manufacturers and skilled laborers across
In his written testimony, Rowe said, “I am ready, able, and eager to partner with the federal government to help reconnect our country to the importance of manufacturing and skilled labor.”
In addition, he demonstrated his support of the I Make America campaign stating he was proud to join forces with AEM “…for the launch of I Make America, a national grassroots campaign to promote U.S. manufacturing jobs through infrastructure investment and the passage of export agreements.”
For Rowe’s complete remarks and to view video of the hearing starting at minute :68 click here: http://tinyurl.com/3e2olrb.
“We are fortunate and proud to partner with Mike on the I Make America campaign, and in his support of
“AEM and I Make America commend Senators Rockefeller and Hutchison for holding this hearing and for their ongoing commitment to support policies that promote infrastructure investment and job creation in the manufacturing sector across the
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About I Make
I Make America is supported by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and its 850-plus member companies and is joined by the memberships of like-minded associations, American business owners, and citizens and local elected officials across the nation.
AEM is the North American-based international trade group providing innovative business development resources to advance the off-road equipment manufacturing industry in the global marketplace. AEM membership comprises more than 850 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide. AEM is headquartered in