Friday, June 17, 2011

President To Visit CMU Again

President Barack Obama will be back in Pittsburgh Friday June 24 to speak at Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Obama visited CMU June 2 of last year and called for removing tax breaks for big oil companies and an end to a reliance on fossil fuels.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says next week's visit will be to highlight the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy......." as well as key steps that government, industry, and universities will take together to create new industries and new jobs. The President will discuss the need to focus on cross-cutting technologies that will enhance the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing and speed ideas from the drawing board to the manufacturing floor.”