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  • Carter Votes to End Secrecy Around Trade Deals
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) joined a bipartisan majority today in voting to assert Congress’ role in and bring transparency and accountability to international trade negotiations. The Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, H.R. 2146, would establish Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), a process by which Congress lays out requirements for trade agreements to receive expedited consideration. “I again voted for TPA today because Georgia jobs are too important to be left in the hands o... Read more

  • Carter Acts to Bring Transparency, Accountability to Trade Negotiations
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) today joined a bipartisan majority in voting to assert Congress’ role in and bring transparency and accountability to international trade negotiations. The Trade Act, HR 1314, would establish Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), a process by which Congress lays out requirements for trade agreements to receive expedited consideration. “With two of the busiest and fastest growing ports in the nation, international trade is a critical factor in the economic pr... Read more