Why Manufacturing is Critical to California’s Economy

Reposted from savingusmanufacturing.com ***** Why Manufacturing is Critical to California’s Economy For every one job created in manufacturing, at least two to three jobs are created to support the sector. Further, manufacturing firms create regional wealth by producing a product that is exported to other states and countries. This attracts…

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A message from Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA

Please join me for CPA’s 2014 Legislative Fly In on March 11-13, 2014. There are important matters on the agenda for this year’s Fly In.  The President has been negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), another in a long series of bad global governance agreements.  A bill giving the President Fast…

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News Release: CPA to Host Best Practices Tour at GrafTech

News Release Contact: Sara Haimowitz, sara@prosperousamerica.org, 202.688.5145 CPA to Host Best Practices Tour at GrafTech The Coalition for a Prosperous America will host a tour of GrafTech International’s Lakewood, Ohio facility on February 19 at 9:30 am. Congresswoman Marci Kaptur, CPA members and manufacturers will learn about best business practices…

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A message from Michele Nash-Hoff, CPA CA Chapter Chair

“The wealthy special interests are in Washington every week. But when our members come to town, it really makes a big difference.” – Michael Stumo (CEO, Coalition for a Prosperous America I’ve been a manufacturing rep for many years, representing the products of many domestic companies. I continually advocate for…

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Manufacturing comeback a tough job

Reposted from U – T San Diego.  The following is an interview with Michele Nash-Hoff, Chair of CPA’s CA Chapter and a regular contributor to Trade Reform. ***** Manufacturing comeback a tough job Jonathan Horn  |  February 10, 2014  |  U – T San Diego Bringing manufacturing jobs back to…

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80% of the work is showing up

Join fellow voters, manufacturers, farmers, ranchers, and workers at CPA’s 2014 Legislative Fly In on March 11-13, 2014. This is an important time.  A Fast Track Trade Authority bill was introduced in January.  This bill would give the president authority to ram through poorly thought out trade agreements without proper…

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Tell your friends to “like” us on Facebook

There is an easy way for you to tell your friends about the important trade issues you read about here: “like” us on Facebook and tell your friends to do the same. Click here to see the CPA Facebook page, which features the posts from Trade Reform, pictures, and up…

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Keeping the Fast Track Zombie Down

We did a bit of a happy dance earlier this week after learning that the Senate would not take up Fast Track legislation. Now back to work. Wealthy special interest lobbyists are working the halls of Congress every day to get Harry Reid to change his mind. We have to…

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Hoyer ‘not optimistic’ about trade bills

Reposted from The Hill ***** Hoyer ‘not optimistic’ about trade bills Mike Lillis  |  February 4, 2014  |  The Hill House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Tuesday he’s “not optimistic” that new foreign trade deals will pass through Congress this year.   President Obama has made expanded trade authority…

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I’m hoping to see you there

“It’s important to stand up and be heard.” – Michele Nash-Hoff (Chair, CPA California Chapter) Your participation in the CPA Legislative Fly-In (March 11 – 13) is needed.  Please register today if you haven’t already done so. A new “Fast Track” bill (Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014) was…

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