Inside the Notebook: How Does Limiting Debate on TPP Trade Agreement Serve the Public?
One of the proposals of the currently secretly negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership that would severely impact New Balance’s Maine factories in Norridgewock, Skowhegan and Norway, is the elimination of tariffs that are currently protecting shoemakers in the United States. Congress wants to put the bill on a fast track, which would curtail debate, and seems counter to a democratic process.
Free trade, Tariff, Commercial policy
McCarthy, James, "Inside the Notebook: How Does Limiting Debate on TPP Trade Agreement Serve the Public?" (2015). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 6341.