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The NAM Honors Senator Lindsey Graham for Supporting Manufacturing
Nov 1, 2012
Senator Graham Understands the Policies Needed to Ensure Manufacturers Succeed
WASHINGTON, DC - November 1, 2012 - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) awarded Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) the NAM’s Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. Senator Graham supported 96 percent of the policies identified by the NAM as critical to the success of manufacturing in the United States during the 112th Congress.
today compete in a global marketplace,” said NAM President and CEO Jay
Timmons. “It is critical that Washington creates policies to keep us
competitive and maintain our mantle of economic leadership. Senator
Graham understands this and has consistently supported the
pro-manufacturing agenda through his votes in Congress.”
These awards are based on members of Congress’s votes on key manufacturing legislation identified by the NAM in the 112th Congress. These included key votes on issues such as energy policy, taxes and regulations, among others. Each key vote was selected by the NAM’s Key Vote Advisory Committee, which is comprised of NAM member companies and associations.
Members of Congress are notified in advance when key votes are pending and why the key vote designation has been made. The NAM is nonpartisan and does not endorse candidates. Voting records for all members of Congress and further details about NAM Key Manufacturing Votes are available here.
The National Association of Manufacturers is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing has a presence in every single congressional district providing good, high-paying jobs. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.