Tag Archives: Fast Track

Tom Reed writes more on trade

Tom Reed writes more on trade in his weekly email: This week, I want to address legislation regarding Trade Promotion Authority or “Fast Track”. This legislation will hold the Obama Administration accountable and ensure transparency for the American people when … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed on Trans-Pacific-Partnership and Fast Tracking

Rep. Tom Reed’s May 26 Big Flats Town Hall Meeting discussed his “Defense of Property Rights Act” and “Social Security Disability funding” which were the subjects in earlier New NY 23rd articles. A third topic that took a good portion of … Continue reading

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How easily we are fooled

We cannot compromise the fundamental, constitutionally guaranteed liberties of the American people in the name of national security. After carefully considering this legislation, I believe that this is the starting place to address the injustices that have been levied against … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on Trade

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes about trade. Congress is expected to soon consider several trade agreements and I wanted to take some time this week to share my general thoughts on these upcoming votes. Trade agreements between the United States … Continue reading

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Stop it!

A compromise between us is Impossible–“Under which Lyre,” Auden What do these have in common? Stop Fast Track For one thing, they all urge action without clearly explaining why. Too often such advertising promotes only one side of an issue, … Continue reading

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Fast Track

Let’s not confuse Fast Track trade authority (TPA) with “free trade” legislation such as TPP.  It is possible to support one and oppose the other. Organizations which oppose Fast Track hoping to block TPP may do the public a disservice. … Continue reading

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Part 2

The following is the part 2 of research on the background and negotiations  for Trans-Pacific (free trade) Partnership. This was completed by New NY 23rd contributor Deb Meeker. Part 1 was posted yesterday, November 26. Since 2010, negotiations have been … Continue reading

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