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Ways and Means panel hearing on USMCA next week

House Democrats are seeking beefed-up labor, environment, enforcement and pharmaceutical provisions in the trade agreement.

Ways and Means panel hearing on USMCA next week

House Democrats are seeking beefed-up labor, environment, enforcement and pharmaceutical provisions in the trade agreement.

Ways and Means panel hearing on USMCA next week

House Democrats are seeking beefed-up labor, environment, enforcement and pharmaceutical provisions in the trade agreement.

 

   The House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing on enforcement in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at 10 a.m. ET May 22, subcommittee Chairman Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., announced Wednesday.
    It is unclear who will testify as the hearing notice doesn’t identify any witnesses.
    House Democrats are seeking beefed-up labor, environment, enforcement and pharmaceutical provisions in USMCA, though the new pact includes stronger provisions in these areas than NAFTA.
    Last week, Blumenauer said Democrats and the Trump administration haven’t gotten into specifics of how the agreement might be tweaked to assuage Democrats’ concerns. He noted that the next three months is the “sweet spot” to determine whether Congress and the Trump administration can build consensus on changes to the agreement.

We agreed on a number, which was very, very good: $2 trillion for infrastructure. Originally we had started it a little lower. Even the president was eager to push it up to $2 trillion.

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach both reported the busiest Aprils in their ports history with Los Angeles handling 736,466 TEUs and Long Beach moving 628,121 TEUs.

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