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Rep. John Shimkus - IL
This week’s guest on Open Mic is Representative John Shimkus. The Illinois Republican is pleased with the results of the first six months of the 114th Congress but admits difficult votes lie ahead on spending and regulatory overreach. Shimkus also discusses upcoming trade pacts, GMO labeling and the renewable fuel volume debate.
- play July 6, 2015
June 26, 2015
Feature: The trade legislation that has been working its way through both chambers of Congress for months achieved final passage this week, clearing a path for President Barack Obama's signature and the finalization of major pending trade agreements. Agri-Pulse's Phil Brasher and Spencer Chase discuss TPA, TAA, and a timeline for TPP in this week's video.