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How Big Tobacco is Helping to Fight COVID-19

An eye-catching article was in Politico's February 18 edition, “How the Tobacco Industry Could Join the Coronavirus Fight.”

April 9, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1586469125

New USDA Mandate for Biofuels Should be Withdrawn

The USDA’s historic approach to “market-driven blend rates” has been to aggressively pursue unachievable biofuel mandates that put manufacturing jobs at risk. 

February 21, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1582316655

CAGW Praises President Trump for Signing USMCA

Today, President Trump signed the USMCA into law, marking another promise kept and a major legislative victory.

USMCA a Win for North American Trade and Economic Growth

USMCA heads to President Trump's desk, after Senate passes the bill 89-10.

January 16, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1579195077

New USDA SNAP Rules and Work Requirements Come at the Perfect Time for Job Seekers

The December 2019 jobs report, released on January 10, 2020 confirms what everyone already knows; the economy is strong and the jobs market is robust. 

The U.S. added 145,000 new jobs in December, the unemployment rate persisted at a fifty-year low of 3.5 percent, and average earnings rose slightly, with the year over year gain at 2.9 percent.

January 10, 2020 — Leslie Paige 1578673914

Trump Administration Announces Phase One of Trade Deal With China

The U.S. and China confirmed completion of a first phase for an agreement to address trade concerns.

December 16, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1576512659

New USDA Rule Will Help Reduce SNAP Abuse and Encourage Work

The program today has little meaningful oversight and is persistently susceptible to fraud.

December 5, 2019 — Leslie Paige 1575563995

Treat: USMCA Would Vastly Boost the U.S. Economy

The USMCA would add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy and raise employment by 176,000 jobs.

October 30, 2019 — Alexandra Abrams 1572453045

Trick: Speaker Pelosi Becomes a Zombie on USMCA

The importance of the USMCA cannot be overstated. 

October 30, 2019 — Alexandra Abrams 1572452891

CAGW Statement on Recent Court Decision on Sugar Suspension Agreements

We welcome the opportunity the Court of International Trade decision presents to the U.S. Department of Commerce to provide relief to U.S. taxpayers from unnecessarily high sugar prices.

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