Illinois Manufacturers Assocation

WUIS

A proposal in the Illinois House would require all state vehicles to be manufactured in North America. Some groups say it would hurt Illinois businesses.

The Department of Transportation and the Illinois Manufacturers Association are among those who oppose House Bill 3438. 

Randy Nehrt of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says this could actually hurt Illinois businesses, especially those that supply parts to car manufacturers in Mexico.

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