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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 — Ally Abrams 1572453045

Trick: Speaker Pelosi Becomes a Zombie on USMCA

The importance of the USMCA cannot be overstated. 

October 30, 2019 — Ally 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.

Passing USMCA Must be Top Fall Priority for Congress

The time has come for the 25-year-old NAFTA to receive a much-needed update.

September 10, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1568131504

Time is Ticking on USMCA

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, creating a partnership between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that progressively eliminated tariffs and all duties and quantitative restrictions, except for a limited number of agriculture products, traded with Canada, that were eliminated by 2008.

September 10, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1568124727

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

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