Wisconsin Manufacturing Jobs Caught In Congressional Fight
In addition to mulling a move of its corporate headquarters out of Connecticut, General Electric has announced it will close a gas engine plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and move the 350 jobs to Canada.
Last year, President Obama touted the plant as a proud example of American manufacturing. GE says its closing the Waukesha plant due to Congress’s failure to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly discusses the impending plant closure and layoffs with Here & Now‘ s Robin Young.
- Shawn Reilly, mayor of Waukesha, Wisconsin.
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