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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

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

USMCA Steps Back on Intellectual Property Protection

The administration and Congress should support IP protection in trade deals that respect and adhere as closely as possible to U.S. laws.

December 13, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1576260647

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

China Sets New Tariffs On U.S. Goods

Trump Lashes Out At China. 

August 23, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1566579321

President Trump Retreats on Chinese Tariffs

Almost every economist says Trump's tarrifs are not good for the economy.

August 14, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1565811684

China Stabilizes Its Currency A Day After Being Labeled Currency Manipulator

China has a long-standing practice of intervening in its markets to suppress the value of the yuan.

August 6, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1565125569

Time to Move Forward on a National Privacy Framework is Now

I was recently given a new watch by my husband.  He was excited about the watch because of all the great things it was going to do for me.  Even though I work on technology issues, the only real purpose of a watch in my mind is to tell time.  This is where I ran into trouble.

This watch is what is known as a connected device.  It will tell me when I have a text message or phone call coming in and will monitor my heart rate and count how many steps I take in a day.  What it won’t do until I connect it to my smart phone is tell me what time it is, and therein lies the problem.

July 24, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1563983070

Digital Video Piracy Isn't Fun and Games

Technology is continually changing, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the video piracy space.  In 2014, CAGW President Tom Schatz and I co-authored a report entitled, Intellectual Property:  Making It Personal, where we discussed the ongoing issues surrounding the protection of intellectual property rights.  In this report, we referred to a study conducted by Envisional, which concluded that more than 99 percent of the traf

June 21, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1561119045

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