How a Union Member Elected Official Is Transforming His Hometown

John Mannion

On Tuesday, semiconductor company Micron Technology announced the exciting news that it plans to invest $100 billion for a new advanced manufacturing complex in Syracuse, New York. The computer chip project is the largest private investment in New York state history and is estimated to create tens of thousands of jobs, many of them good union jobs, in this high-tech American industry. It wouldn’t have been possible without the recently passed CHIPS and Science Act—and the tireless advocacy of a union member who represents Syracuse in the state legislature.