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  • iMail , News May 26, 2011

    Senators Call for Long-Term TAA Extension

    A group of 41 U.S. Senators have sent a letter to the White House expressing their support of President Obama’s recent decision not to submit three pending free trade deals to Congress until Congress agrees to a long-term extension of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act (TAA). TAA provides training and unemployment benefits to thousands of

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  • iMail , News February 10, 2011

    GOP Blocks Aid to Trade Displaced Workers

    House Republicans have this week blocked a vote on a bill that would extend training and unemployment benefits to workers who lost their job as a result of foreign trade. The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) reauthorization bill was pulled from the House floor as Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the House Ways & Means

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