EDITORIAL: Leading the way in D.C.

Ironton Tribune

Jan. 12--During the 2016 presidential campaign, much was made by the media about the concerns of working class voters, particularly in the rust belt and midwest states that have seen a significant loss of manufacturing jobs over the past few decades.

This situation has been exacerbated by a practice currently taking place in our government.

As it stands now, federal agencies can use what is known as a domestic content waiver to get around Buy American laws requiring goods and services to be purchased from companies at home.

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