|Is the U.S. government hurting manufacturers?|
Federal governmental policies are hurting U.S. manufacturing, according to David Farr, CEO of Emerson Electric Co., the maker of electrical equipment and InSinkErator garbage disposals. He cited cap and trade, health care reform and labor rules as undermining the industry and its ability to expand and grow jobs domestically. He said that his company will continue to focus on growth overseas. More on this.