Concerns about growing numbers of American service and manufacturing jobs moving overseas have become a central theme in the political and economic debates over the jobless recovery, debates that have intensified as the 2004 elections approach.
Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.), the senior Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, will appear at a Brookings briefing on the issue to present a set of policy proposals that aim to keep and create jobs in America. Sen. Baucus will be joined by a panel of experts that will assess his proposals as well as offer their own diverse perspectives on the offshoring issue.
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"There needs to be substantial follow along investment from the supply chain. This is a significant gamble. For [Wisconsin's state investment in Foxconn] to pay off, you need to build not just one company … you need to build a number of smaller and medium-sized companies."