Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy

May 11, 2011

253 Russell Senate Office Building

SCom: InnovationWASHINGTON, D.C.—Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today announced a second in a series of Commerce Committee hearings focusing on manufacturing in America and the ways in which the government and industry can strengthen the sector and promote job growth.

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. Stephanie Burns

    Dow Corning Corporation
    Burns Testimony (3.15 MB)
  • Mr. Leo W. Gerard

    International President
    The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (United Steelworkers)
  • Mr. Mike Rowe

    Creator, Executive Producer and Host
    Discovery Channel’s DIRTY JOBS
    Rowe Testimony (2.90 MB)