Made in America: Building a Thriving Workforce and Manufacturing Base

On April 29th, Third Way hosted a breakfast discussion on workforce development and modern manufacturing, and ways Congress can lead us on a path forward to improve our skills training programs and ultimately achieve a stronger manufacturing workforce.

Keynote remarks by:
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez

Followed by a panel discussion featuring:

  • Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
  • Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and
  • Jay Timmons, President and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers

Selected Press Clips

"Labor chief: Economy should work like" -The Hill

"Coons Knows Manufacturing Push Needs GOP Support" -Roll Call

"Baldwin kicks off Manufacturing Jobs for America campaign" -Milwaukee BizTimes

"Sens. Coons & Baldwin: A plan for growing manufacturing jobs in the United States" -Republic 3.0

This event was organized to meet the requirements for a widely attended event as set forth in the Congressional ethics rules. Additional photos are available via Flickr.

Event Details



April 29, 2015

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM


Union Station, Columbus Club Room

40 Massachusetts Ave., NE

Washington, D.C. - 20002


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