On May 4, 2016, the Dept. of Commerce published in the Federal Register (81 FR 26774) Meeting of the United States Manufacturing Council.
The United States Manufacturing Council (Council) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. The Council was established in April 2004 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Council members to review and deliberate on proposed recommendations by the Trade, Tax Policy, and Export Growth Subcommittee focused on tax policy and the Trans-Pacific Partnership and a proposed recommendation by the Workforce Subcommittee focused on career pathways to the manufacturing secto.r
The textile industry is represented on the Council by Jenny Houston, Executive Vice President, Warwick Mills; New Ipswich, N.H., who appointed in February, 2015, by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritsker.