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Hoyer to pitch manufacturing plan with emphasis on entrepreneurship

Hoyer to pitch manufacturing plan with emphasis on entrepreneurship

Rep. Steny Hoyer and other Democratic lawmakers plan to outline a broad strategy for expanding U.S. manufacturing in Baltimore on Monday, at a time when Washington has stalled on measures sought by the industry.

The strategy, which Hoyer will discuss in Port Covington, retools the "Make it in America" legislative effort the Southern Maryland lawmaker has pushed for years. Though short on specifics, the program now includes greater emphasis on entrepreneurship.

Congress has put on hold several proposals championed by the manufacturing lobby and other business groups, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement brokered by the Obama administration...

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