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Murphy to reintroduce American Jobs Act

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (Hugh McQuaid photo)

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (Hugh McQuaid photo)

HARTFORD, Conn. – U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Monday he will try again this year to pass legislation forcing the U.S. Defense Department to consider a project’s impact on American jobs when it awards contracts to manufacturers.

Murphy said he will introduce the bill on Tuesday, the first day of the recently-elected 114th Congress.

“We should be using American taxpayer dollars to create jobs here in America rather than using them to create jobs overseas,” Murphy said at a press conference in Hartford.

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One comment

EveT January 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

Bravo, Senator Murphy!
That this bill didn’t pass the first time is an indication of how beholden many of our legislators are to multinational corporations.

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