Category: Ohio

Educating Congress About GSP Renewal, Part 1

Written on May 2, 2013 in GSP

Earlier today, we had two more meetings with staff for House Members that serve on the Ways and Means Committee: Reps. James Renacci (OH-16) and Pat Tiberi (OH-12). These were meetings #20 and #21 since the beginning of last week, and we have more coming up.  Some of you might wonder, what do you do...

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GSP and Ohio: Fast Facts

Written on January 17, 2013 in GSP

The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program eliminates U.S. tariffs (i.e., taxes) on certain imports from developing countries. GSP imports in 2011 totaled $18.5 billion and the program saved American companies more than $700 million. GSP saved Ohio companies an estimated $20.9 million in 2011. Ohio companies imported an estimated $627 mill...

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Time to Show Our Gratitude

Written on September 26, 2011 in Alaska

Last week, we asked companies to contact their Senators in support of the GSP/TAA bill.  When all the votes were tallied, H.R. 2832 passed with the support of 70 Senators. The inclusion of TAA made the vote particularly difficult for Republicans, but at the end of the day 17 Republicans voted in favor of the...

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