This Week on America’s Business

By September 8, 2006General

Americas Business with Mike HambrickCongress is back but not for long, and this week, host Mike Hambrick interviews Rep. Don Manzullo, R-IL, Chairman of the House Small Business Committee on the concentrated month ahead, highlighting issues and politics.

This week’s conversation with Renee Giachino of the American Justice Partnership involves the Michigan Supreme Court’s ruling on asbestos litigation and a new report from the American Tort Reform Association on the growing abuse of consumer protection laws.

A debate over visas for highly skilled foreign workers — H-1B visas — examines one aspect of the immigration debate that’s critical to manufacturers.

In a far-reaching and intriguing interview, Mike talks with Gov. George Pataki of New York, a potential Republican candidate for President.

We have our standing features: Soapbox, Factory Floor, and NAM Hank Cox’s look back at manufacturing history. And NAM President John Engler honors the memories of the September 11, 2001, victims of terrorism in his weekly “Last Word.”

For a full line-up of the program, please click here.

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