U.S. Commerce chief to make pitch for chips funding in Michigan

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo will on Monday make a pitch in Michigan for Congress to approve $52 billion to expand U.S. semiconductor manufacturing even as it continues to review data on the chips market from companies around the world. Raimondo is visiting a United Auto Workers local hall and meeting with Michigan politicians, officials from General Motors Co (GM.N), Ford Motor (F.N) and Chrysler-parent Stellantis on the chips push. Detroit’s Big Three automakers and other global automakers have been forced to cut production and even make some…

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