Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is talking all about manufacturing in her district-wide tour.
Today she stopped in Moline to local leaders about challenges and opportunities to strengthen the economy and workforce here. Representative Bustos said she's interested in collaborating with the private sector and educators to interest younger people to career opportunities in the Quad Cities.
"When we got the rich manufacturing base that we do that's a lot of positions to fill," said Congresswoman Bustos. "And how are we going to get that next generation of manufacturing and engineers to move here to the quad cities and make sure that we continue to build on our own success?"
The University of Illinois has partnered with the manufacturing roundtables.
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