Letter to the Editor from CPA supporter

  Fast track too much power [Reposted from the CS Gazette  |  Kady Hommel  |  June 10, 2015] The Founding Fathers designed our government to ensure that no single branch – the executive, legislative or judicial – had too much power. These checks and balances ensure that no branch becomes so strong it threatens our…

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FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 333

(Republicans in roman; Democrats in italic; Independents underlined)       H R 2393      YEA-AND-NAY      10-Jun-2015      10:05 PM      QUESTION:  On Passage      BILL TITLE: Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015   YEAS NAYS PRES NV REPUBLICAN 234 10   1 DEMOCRATIC 66 121   1 INDEPENDENT         TOTALS 300 131   2 —-…

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Ways and Means Press: Levin Statement on TPA Changes in Customs Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 10, 2015 CONTACTCaroline Behringer, (202) 226-1007 Levin Statement on TPA Changes in Customs Bill WASHINGTON – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) today issued the following statement in regards to changes to the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (“the Customs bill”) made by House Republicans: “Anyone who is thinking of…

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CEPR: WSJ Joins the TPP Stumble

The Wall Street Journal promised “trade deficit myths” in its editorial on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it certainly delivered. It begins by telling readers: [Reposted from CEPR  |  June 9, 2015] “The first problem with Ms. DeLauro’s charge is that running a trade deficit—that is, having more imports than exports—isn’t necessarily bad. In the…

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