WASHINGTON, August 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — David LongCEO of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), released the following statement when President Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act:
On behalf of our 4,000 contractors across America, NECA has supported the push for bipartisan legislation that provides the investments and resources needed to help America’s domestic manufacturing capabilities drive economic growth. I want to thank Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and all members of Congress who have worked bipartisanly to put America’s future first. This legislation will create new job opportunities for our contractors and their employees and ensure our country’s economic competitiveness.
NECA commends President Biden for signing into law the CHIPS and Science Act. Over the past year, NECA has worked with the Biden administration and members of Congress to invest in economic growth, national security, and strengthening America’s supply chain to maintain competitiveness. world of the United States.
NECA’s contractors are ready to work with its partners to build America’s newest innovation in semiconductor chips and manufacturing plants in America. NECA commends President Biden for signing into law this essential legislation today.
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is a national trade association and the leading voice of the $202 billion electrical industry that brings electricity, light, and communications technology to buildings and communities across the United States NECA collectively represents more than 4,000 electrical contractor members served by 118 local chapters across the country. NECA employs a unionized workforce with collectively negotiated contracts with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
SOURCE National Association of Electrical Contractors