Schumer letter to constituent on Fast Track

Here is a letter from Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to a constituent who wrote asking him to oppose Fast Track trade authority. March 6, 2015 Dear Constituent: Thank you for writing to express your concerns regarding Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement. I agree that Congress and the American people…

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Dave Johnson: Now We Know Why Huge TPP Trade Deal Is Kept Secret From The Public

A key section of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has been leaked to the public. The New York Times has a major story on the contents of the leaked chapter and it’s as bad as many of us feared. [Reposted from the Campaign for America’s Future blog  |  Dave Johnson  |  March 27, 2015] Now we know why the corporations and the Obama administration want TPP, a huge “trade” agreement being negotiated between the United States and 11 other countries, kept secret from the public…

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BEA: Imports decreased 4th Qtr US GDP

EMBARGOED UNTIL RELEASE AT 8:30 A.M. EDT, FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015BEA 15-13 * See the navigation bar at the right side of the news release text for links to data tables,contact personnel and their telephone numbers, and supplementary materials. Lisa Mataloni: (202) 606-5304 (GDP) [email protected]Kate Shoemaker:  (202) 606-5564 (Profits)  [email protected]Jeannine Aversa: (202) 606-2649 (News Media) …

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R-CALF USA to House Ag Subcommittee: Do Not Weaken COOL

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America“Fighting for the U.S.Cattle Producer”For Immediate ReleaseMarch 25, 2015 Washington, D.C. – In written testimony submitted for today’s hearing on meat labeling requirements held by the U.S. House Agriculture subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, R-CALF USA urged subcommittee members to take no action that would in any way undermine the…

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