Bay Bridge: How about some common sense

06/09/2014 4:06 PM

06/09/2014 4:31 PM

Re "Doubts persist on Bay Bridge job" (Page A1, June 8): What really caught my attention was the cost to monitor all the steel coming from China. I am disturbed when you consider the number of jobs that could have been created by requiring all products and manufactured parts come from companies who manufacture in the United States.

Why not require that all bidders must respond to the bid notices by using U.S. based goods and products in their bids. This will cost more but most people would support this idea. Eventually, this would bring more jobs and restore our countries pride in things built and manufactured in the U.S.

It is time for the Legislature to bring some common sense to this issue by passing legislation to address this situation.

-- Richard H. Smith, Galt

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