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In NH, manufacturing head takes aim at corporate tax rates, xenophobia

By the New Hampshire Union Leader

Jan 29, 2016

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The chief spokesman for the nation’s manufacturers is urging New Hampshire voters to press presidential candidates on issues key to the long-term health of the industry, including immigration policy and international trade agreements.

“Whether some candidates like it or not, we are a nation of immigrants,” said Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers. “So let’s stop pretending that xenophobia is somehow good for our nation.”

Timmons chose New Hampshire to launch a seven-state tour to promote the manufacturing association’s 2016 “Agenda for Economic Growth and American Exceptionalism.” 

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