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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Strengthen Existing Buy America Standards and Create More Jobs at Home
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) continued her efforts to promote strong Buy America standards by cosponsoring the Make It In America Act. This legislation, authored by Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), closes loopholes in the current Buy American law so the federal government is spending American tax dollars to buy products made in America. This Act also holds federal agencies accountable for how they spend taxpayer dollars.
The Buy American Act, which was passed in 1933, gives priority to American companies when the federal government purchases goods. However, the current law has numerous exemptions.
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