Washington, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement upon completion of House Leadership elections for the 118th Congress:
“Manufacturers congratulate Speaker McCarthy and Leader Scalise. Both have been strong supporters of ensuring a strong manufacturing economy.
“We look forward to working with them and the new Congress to advance policies that strengthen manufacturing in the U.S. We remain committed to advancing post-partisan solutions that improve the lives of all Americans, consistent with our ‘Competing to Win’ agenda.”
The National Association of Manufacturers is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12.9 million men and women, contributes $2.77 trillion to the U.S. economy annually and accounts for 55% of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the NAM or to follow us on Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.