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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NYT: Trans-Pacific Partnership Seen as Door for Foreign Suits Against U.S.

WASHINGTON — An ambitious 12-nation trade accord pushed by President Obama would allow foreign corporations to sue the United States government for actions that undermine their investment “expectations” and hurt their business, according to a classified document. [Reposted from The New York Times  |  Jonathan Weisman  |  March 25, 2015] The Trans-Pacific Partnership — a…

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Public Citizen: TPP Leak Reveals Extraordinary New Powers for Thousands of Foreign Firms to Challenge U.S. Policies and Demand Taxpayer Compensation

For Immediate Release:                                          Contact: Symone Sanders (202) 454-5108 March 25, 2015                                                      Lori Wallach (202) 454-5107, [email protected] TPP Leak Reveals Extraordinary New Powers for Thousands of Foreign Firms to Challenge U.S. Policies and Demand Taxpayer Compensation Unveiling of Parallel Legal System for Foreign Corporations Will Fuel TPP Controversy, Further Complicate Obama’s Push for Fast Track [A…

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