Cattle industry expert calls for proper meat labeling

The process of meat labeling in the United States might be in need of a serious government intervention, according to former rancher Bill Bullard.  [Tess Bonn| March 14, 2019 | The Hill] https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/434046-former-rancher-calls-for-government-intervention-on-meat-labeling Bullard said, thanks to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), multinational meat packers, which control 85 percent of the market, are able to import cheaper beef…

CPA Letter Calling For Investigation Into Chicago Rail Deal with China SOE

CPA Seeks Review of Chicago Transit Authority Railcar Purchase Contract with Chinese firm may flout Buy America Act For Immediate Release Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has formally requested that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) review the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA’s) $1.3 billion contract with CSR Sifang, a company owned by the Chinese…

Pelosi: USMCA enforcement issues cannot be fixed in implementing bill

Editor’s note: Pelosi’s statement that the USMCA must be re-opened presents a major hurdle for USMCA passage. Democrats’ concerns with U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement enforcement cannot be fixed in implementing legislation, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Tuesday, suggesting that talks must be re-opened before NAFTA’s replacement can be passed by Congress. [Brett Fortnam | April…

CPA Endorses Reciprocal Trade Act, HR. 764

Sees legislation as key step to addressing trade barriers Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has endorsed H.R. 764, the Reciprocal Trade Act (RTA) recently introduced by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI). The RTA would expand the president’s ability to defend domestic US manufacturers and agricultural producers against foreign protectionism by raising individual product tariffs to match…

CPA Launches New Trade Database

Interactive website feature provides instant access to latest US economic data Washington. Good news for reporters, bloggers, and analysts that struggle to find the latest numbers on America’s trade deficits and international trade flows. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has launched a new Trade Database that quickly and readily presents key data for anyone seeking information…