Duckworth in Metro East: CHIPS Act Will Support Jobs, Working Families and Global Competitiveness

Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) toured metal manufacturer Wieland’s Metro East facility, met with its leaders and Metro East officials and discussed how the historic CHIPS and Science Act that she voted for is supporting local manufacturing, growing our economy and strengthening our nation’s science and manufacturing competitiveness with China. Duckworth also emphasized the importance of good-paying union jobs, workforce development and the facility’s contributions to our national security.