Made In America
Soldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.
State senator Jerry Hill has proposed a bill that would ease those standards.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors awarded a contract Thursday to build the next fleet of BART cars to a Canadian firm amid controversy over how much of the new cars would be made in the USA.
With BART ready to award a contract for the first cars to be built for its new fleet, the board of directors is being urged by Congressman John Garamendi to have them manufactured in the United States.