Government Report Shows Worsening Trade Performance Caused by Trade Deals: Goods Exports Fall to Lowest Level Since 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 04, 2015 Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145, [email protected] Washington ~ Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported the US goods exports have fallen to a four year low. The year-to-date trade deficit has widened 5.3% over last year. Why? We have more multi-lateral and bi-lateral trade agreements than ever before in US…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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