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Manufacturers Under Attack By NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is suing energy manufacturers and jeopardizing their ability to continue growing, innovating and creating jobs.
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These lawsuits have been called a “civic shakedown” and are based on a flawed legal strategy that constitutes an abuse of our legal system.
The manufacturing sector is the lifeblood of the nation’s and New York’s economy. For every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.89 is added to the economy. That is the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector.
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"The mayor's decision to play politics with underfunded pension plans and sue U.S. energy manufacturers is the same divisive approach we've seen fail time and again. It's a fundamental waste of the court's time and the taxpayer's resources." – Linda Kelly, Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel at National Association of Manufacturers