NAM, Around the Web Today

Jay Timmons, executive vice president of the NAM, returns home to speak to business leaders. From The Chillicothe Gazette, “Chillicothe native: More small town jobs will help restore economy“: “[The] key to create and maintain jobs in the U.S. is to lowering the corporate tax and changing the polices in Washington. ‘One thing I know for sure is that Americans will still stand in line for manufacturing jobs if they are around,’ he said.”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, “Manufacturing growing slowly: “At the tail of end last year, there was a spike in orders for durable goods. But that was likely due to an expiring pro-investment tax provision for accelerated depreciation of equipment, according to the National Association of Manufacturers, based in Washington, D.C.”

Detroit News,Blanchard, Engler agree term limits were bad idea“: “[Engler] did say Granholm’s pursuit of alternative energy manufacturing is taking advantage of an opportunity. ‘We’re in on the bottom, I would say, and have an opportunity,’ he said.”

Birmingham News blog, “Alabama one of three states suing the EPA for its ruling that greenhouse gases are a danger to public health“: “‘If EPA moves forward and begins regulating stationary sources, it will open the door for them to regulate everything from industrial facilities to farms to even American homes,’ John Engler, president of the National Association of Manufacturers, said when his organization filed its challenge last week.”

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