Georgia’s sales tax exemption on inputs used in manufacturing is a loser in the strict sense of its net impact on state and local tax revenues, according to a new audit.
Factories have added 467,000 jobs in the last 12 months, as production jumped to its highest level since 2008. But manufacturing remains a much smaller slice of the U.S. economy than it used to be.
The company first arrived in Russia in 1851 to deliver devices for a major telegraph line. It primarily does maintenance work on high-speed trains these days — though it's now winding down operations.
Tuesday on Political Rewind, we talk one-on-one with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman. Her book "American Made" explores how the loss of manufacturing jobs changed the political landscape of the early 21st century. But first: a look at the latest in voting rights.
U.S. manufacturers are still struggling to keep pace with booming demand. The culprit? Sometimes, it's a single missing part.
Some sectors are thriving, while others continue to struggle, putting different people in vastly different situations. NPR is following four people who will help illustrate the arc of the recovery.
Early in the pandemic, shortages of N95 respirators and other medical gear prompted panic across the world. A year later, the masks still aren't widely available to U.S. consumers.
Some shoppers looking to buy new fridges, freezers or washers have been finding themselves out of luck. The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a monkey wrench into both supply and demand.