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Manufacturing

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

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Poll: Manufacturers Worried About Economy, Healthcare Costs

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Chris Murphy have released a survey of Connecticut manufacturers that shows optimism about the companies’ futures but concerns about health care costs and the slow economy.

08/29/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012

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Unilever Announces Clinton Plant Closure

In another blow to manufacturing in Connecticut, Unilever has announced it will be closing it’s plant in Clinton.

07/14/2011

Study Debunks Claim of High State Manufacturing Costs

By STEPHEN SINGER,  AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut, long criticized as a costly place for manufacturers to do business, is not that expensive after all, according to a new University of Connecticut […]

09/08/2010

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