Investments in infrastructure and manufacturing are driving a revival in Ohio’s trades: Mike Knisley

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the more than 35 years I’ve spent as a member of the building trades, I’ve seen firsthand how many challenges America’s unions have faced as American jobs have been shipped overseas.

Since I got my start in the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Service Technicians during the Reagan administration, I’ve heard presidents talk a lot about investing in construction and infrastructure, with little to show for their promises.