A number of Senate and House Democrats from Rust Belt states are calling on Congress to rein in American companies that are outsourcing jobs abroad.

Hailing from Michigan and other states won by President-elect Donald Trump in November’s election, the Democrats say they welcome the attention Trump brought to the impact outsourcing has had on middle-class families.

In recent letters to congressional leaders, they urged swift action in the next session of Congress on measures that would, among other things, consider a company’s history of outsourcing when awarding federal contracts, and when evaluating whether a company should receive tax breaks or other tax incentives.

Full article: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2016/12/22/rust-belt-dems-want-congress-reign-outsourcing/95751562/

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