A House Hearing on Manufacturing, Innovation, Jobs

By March 2, 2011Economy, Innovation

Drew Greenblatt, president of Marlin Steel Wire in Baltimore and a member of the National Association of Manufacturers’ board of directors, testifies Thursday at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on manufacturing. Here’s the hearing notice and witness list:

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), will hold a hearing on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Made in America:  Innovations in Job Creation and Economic Growth.” The subcommittee will be looking at specific steps that can be taken to create new jobs, as well as to bring jobs back to the United States from abroad.  The goal is to strengthen our economy, reduce the deficit, enhance U.S. competiveness, and restore pride in “Made in America.”

The hearing is open to the public and press. Opening statements, witness testimony, and a live webcast will be available online at http://energycommerce.house.gov.


Panel 1
The Honorable John Fernandez
Assistant Secretary
Economic Development Administration
Department of Commerce

Panel 2
Chris Cummisky
Commissioner, Georgia Department of Economic Development &
Chairman of the Georgia Centers of Innovation Board of Directors

Drew Greenblatt
Marlin Steel Wire

Douglas Holtz-Eakin
American Action Forum

Gregory P. Wilson
Special Advisor
Financial Services Roundtable

Deborah L. Wince-Smith
President & CEO
The Council on Competitiveness

Heather Boushey
Senior Economist
Center for American Progress

Rhone Resch
President & CEO
Solar Energy Industries Association

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