Trade Promotion Authority

TPA Debate Passes; 6.5 Million Dollar for Water Improvements
The Senate passed a motion by a vote of 65 to 33 last week to move forward with debate on trade promotion authority. The Senate also voted to pass the trade preference bill by a vote of 97 to 1 and the customs bill by a vote of 78 to 20. California Farm Bureau President Paul Wenger spoke of the need…
Trouble For The TPA Agreement; Importance of Agriculture
There might be trouble for the TPA agreement. Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro doesn’t believe Trade Promotion Authority will pass. She says there’s been a loss of jobs and depression of wages due to prior trade agreements. DeLauro says an overwhelming number of House Democrats would oppose Pr…