Senate Democrats To Host Jobs Summit

January 11, 2007 – Senate Democrats will host a manufacturing summit in Washington this spring, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, said today, as part of a Democratic push to create a “level playing field” for American companies competing globally.

“We don’t stand up for our own businesses,” Stabenow said of what she characterized as weak enforcement by the Bush White House of trade laws.

Stabenow, speaking to Michigan reporters at her Capitol Hill office, said the new era of Democratic control of the U.S. Senate will mean greater focus on the “manufacturing crisis.” Read the entire story here.