In this July 16, 2014 photo, a welder fabricates anchor bolts for roads and bridges at the custom manufacturer Fox Company Inc. in Philadelphia. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for July on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Obama taking action to push manufacturing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money t…