‘Buy American’: In the Lehigh Valley, Biden touts manufacturing, as Senate gets infrastructure deal
“We brought this economy back from the brink, put checks in people’s pockets, shots in people’s arms, [gave] tax cuts for people with children,” Biden said.
‘Spillover Effect’: How the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded Erie’s industrial decline
In 1990, manufacturing accounted for nearly 30 percent of employment in the region. In the last 30 years, this has decreased by nearly 50 percent.