The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is the top priority for many, but it is isnt the only trade bill the business community would like to see the new Congress deal with. Congress also is overdue to write a new miscellaneous tariff bill (MTB).
A House Republican bid to roll back some Dodd-Frank regulations through reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission is running into a wall of Democratic opposition.
The White House threatened this week to veto the bill (HR 2289), and only two Democrats
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While the timing for TPA remains up in the air, the House is scheduled to vote next on bills to repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements for meat (HR 2393) and to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.