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Obstacle remains to auto aid deal

...pay raise for federal judges after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who represents an automobile manufacturing state, announced she would oppose the carmaker aid unless that provision was removed. Supporters had an uphill battle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/liv_503611.shtml
Life & style
House Republicans threaten to buck future trade deals without textile help

...membership. The debate over textile quotas isn't the only one in which Bush has met pressure from lawmakers from key manufacturing states concerning China trade. Last week, the administration surprised many by determining China didn't violate a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/03/met_388026.shtml
Metro
Renter affordability worsens over the decade

...are the deep South, the once red-hot housing states like California and Florida, and the beleaguered Midwest manufacturing states. But places like Hawaii and Vermont also rank high on the list. Now the recession adds another obstacle. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/28/bus_529016.shtml
Business
DeMint assails rival on treaties

...us to remember about South Carolina, that as a manufacturing state, our greatest opportunity is expanding world markets...Agreement. "We've taken our worst hit as a manufacturing state with doing business with nearby countries like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/met_422419.shtml
Metro
Dollar plunges to new lows

...improved trade deficit, right now it is "a handy selling point for the Bush administration as it goes around the manufacturing states" or pitches to any electorate that is struggling to produce jobs. Top officials in Europe also have expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/07/bus_400098.shtml
Business
Economic changes emptying factories

...often troublesome questions in manufacturing bastions in the Midwest and beyond. In Illinois alone, the No. 4 manufacturing state, more than 150,000 manufacturing jobs have vanished since June 2000 - an average of more than 100 a day. State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/07/bus_389100.shtml
Business
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