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We Need a New Trade Model

May 8, 2017

Please join me as I reintroduce the Balancing Trade Act of 2017. Bad trade deals have led to a loss of nearly 4 million American jobs and a deficit of $43.6 billion.  Now more than ever we need a trade policy that grows the economy and creates jobs in the
United States.

Cosponsor the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act (v. 3)

May 8, 2017

One of the things that has become clear to a number of us on both sides of the aisle is that working men and women in this country have become increasingly concerned bad trade deals that they believe have shipped U.S. jobs overseas. They worry that something
could happen to their own job at any moment. They have witnessed the decline of the American manufacturing base, increasing trade deficits with many countries, and the impact all of this is having in small town after small town in many of our districts.

Join the Congressional Steel Caucus

May 5, 2017

We invite you to join the Congressional Steel Caucus, a bipartisan group of legislators that educates Members of Congress and the American people about the critical importance of a vibrant domestic steel industry.

Cosponsor the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act (v. 2)

May 3, 2017

One of the things that has become clear to a number of us on both sides of the aisle is that working men and women in this country have become increasingly concerned bad trade deals that they believe have shipped U.S. jobs overseas. They worry that something
could happen to their own job at any moment. They have witnessed the decline of the American manufacturing base, increasing trade deficits with many countries, and the impact all of this is having in small town after small town in many of our districts.

JOIN THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS CAUCUS

May 3, 2017

As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Freedom of the Press, we invite you to join us in prioritizing international press freedom issues during the 115thCongress.

Cosponsor the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act

May 2, 2017

One of the things that has become clear to a number of us on both sides of the aisle is that working men and women in this country have become increasingly concerned bad trade deals that they believe have shipped U.S. jobs overseas. They worry that something
could happen to their own job at any moment. They have witnessed the decline of the American manufacturing base, increasing trade deficits with many countries, and the impact all of this is having in small town after small town in many of our districts.

Co-sponsor H.R. 48 the EQUAL RIGHTS AND ACCESS FOR THE WOMEN OF SOUTH SUDAN ACT (v. 2)

May 1, 2017

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of the “Equal Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act,” (H.R. 48), which promotes the human rights of women in South Sudan as the country transitions to a long-term government structure.

Help Prevent a Global Opioid Pandemic (v. 6)

May 1, 2017

Please join us in sending a bipartisan letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), warning the international community about the dangerous and deceptive opioid marketing practices of Mundipharma International.  Mundipharma is an international network
of pharmaceutical companies run by the owners of Purdue Pharmaceuticals.  Purdue developed OxyContin, the drug that is widely considered to have started the opioid epidemic.    

Support Transparency in NAFTA Renegotiations

April 27, 2017

The Trump Administration has signaled a willingness to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  Please join us in urging Secretary Ross to conduct the negotiations in an open and transparent process that involves the public and relevant
stakeholders at every step.

DEADLINE TOMORROW: Support U.S. Manufacturers and Promote Exports by Removing Duty Drawback Restrictions from NAFTA

April 27, 2017

We are writing to ask that you join us in signing the attached letter in support of preserving the duty drawback and deferral rights of U.S. manufacturers and exporters.