Category: Texas

Senate Debates….GSP Supporter List Grows

Written on September 21, 2011 in Argentina

The Senate is in its 3rd day of debate on amendments to the GSP/TAA bill.  Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) keeps saying that he hopes we’re “heading into the home stretch,” but it is unclear when final votes will take place. While the Senators continue to talk, more American companies continue to join our efforts.  Since...

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Impacts of GSP Expiration on the 50 States

Written on September 15, 2011 in Alaska

As the debate over GSP moves to the Senate, our focus has been on the state-level impacts of GSP expiration (as you may have noticed here and here). Below is our latest fact sheet showing how GSP expiration impacts different individual states. At some point there will be a “call to action,” but in the...

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House Passes GSP Renewal Bill!

Written on September 7, 2011 in GSP

The House just passed H.R. 2832, which would renew GSP retroactively and extend it through July 2013.  Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL) raised concerns about the inclusion of sleeping bags, but it passed by a voice vote.  The bill now goes to the Senate. Special thanks to everyone that used our “Email Your Representatives” page or....

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