Congressman From Pennsylvania Introduces Bill to Label American-Manufactured Products

A sticker reads: "Made in USA" on a piece of mining machinery Getty Images

The Republican House representative for parts of Bucks and Montgomery counties introduced a bill to Congress last week that creates a labeling system manufacturers can voluntarily use to denote which of their products are produced in an American factory.

The legislation, called the Made in America Act of 2017 and co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), would establish a standardized labeling system and encourage consumers to buy products that were made in the United states, according to a news release on the bipartisan bill.

"The Made in America Act would connect American consumers to American manufacturers like never before by creating a definitive, standardized definition of American-made goods," Fitzpatrick said in a statement.

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