Michele Nash_Hoff: Vogt Awards Make Entrepreneurs’ Dreams Come True

I had the pleasure of witnessing the dreams of entrepreneurs come true when I attended the Vogt Invention and Innovation Awards Demo Day in Louisville, Kentucky on November 17thand watched  Inscope Medical Solutions LLC, a Louisville-based startup, win $100,000 in grant funding. [Reposted from savingusmanufacturing.com  |  Michele Nash-Hoff  |  December 2, 2015] Inscope Medical has…

News Release: Domestic Manufacturers Launch New Anti-TPP Ad Blitz on Capitol Hill

  Business group runs ads deploring lack of currency provisions in trade deal Contact Kevin L. Kearns: 202-957-9994 (cell); 202-266-3980 (office) Washington, DC.  November 30, 2015.  The U.S. Business and Industry Council (USBIC) announced today the start of a media campaign to highlight the lack of enforceable currency provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  The…

The Washington Post: At Paris climate summit, environmentalists lobby against Trans-Pacific trade deal

Environmental activists are traveling to Paris this week, using the global climate conference as a platform to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the trade deal they say undermines the summit’s goals.   [Reposted from The Washington Post  |  Catherine Ho  |  December 2, 2015] Representatives and lobbyists for the Sierra Club, Friends of the Earth and the Institute for Agriculture…

Impacts of trade deals examined

  TRADE agreements are fundamental to both expanding exports and global economic development and are critical to the long-term profitability of U.S. agriculture, according to representatives of agricultural groups who testified at the Nov. 17 International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing examining the economic impacts of trade agreements. [by Jacqui Fatka | November 24, 2015 |…