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Key Congressional Committee Votes to Lift Cuba Travel Ban by Jim ...
In a major victory for anti-embargo forces, a key Congressional committee voted here Wednesday to lift restrictions on travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba. If passed by both houses of Congress, the Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act will also ease restrictions on U.S. agricultural exports to the Caribbean island that were imposed by former President George W. Bush. "I am proud to say that today, the House Agriculture Committee took a courageous vote to end the short-sighted and failed policy that limits American agriculture’s access to the Cuban market," said Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson, the chairman of ... market research, surveys and trends
House Panel Votes to Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions - Hotelier.com
Though the vote is only a first step toward Congressional approval of the changes, supporters view it as a significant step toward normalization of the relationship between the countries. The bill, the Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act, must still go through the Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees before it can be considered by the full House. Then the Senate would have to act. Proponents of the bill said it would be a major boost for American farmers. The bill, which would allow American commodities to be sold directly to Cuba and allow some direct financial transactions with Cuban banks, ... market research, surveys and trends

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Congressional Voting on Funding the International Financial ...
policy changes, like funding increases, require an 85 percent ... crisis, delaying passage of an emergency spending bill (HR 3579) that included $18 billion in ...... Congressional Trade Votes: From NAFTA. Approval to Fast-Track Defeat. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Changing IMF Quotas: The Role of the United States Congress J ...
Mar 17, 2005 ... 213 billion, or about $311 billion.4 Quotas are also significant because they determine members' ... Governors ultimately voted to raise quotas by 47.5 percent, which was, ..... Congressional Trade Votes: From NAFTA ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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House Panel Votes to Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions
WASHINGTON — The House Agriculture Committee voted Wednesday to reverse a decades-long ban on United States citizens traveling to Cuba and to ease restrictions on the sale of American commodities there. Though the vote is only a first step toward Congressional approval of the changes, supporters view it as a significant step toward normalization of the relationship between the countries. The bill, the Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act, must still go through the Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees before it can be considered by the full House. Then the Senate would have to act. Proponents of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
With Seconds on the Clock, Democrats May Waste Last Chance for Clean Energy Win
With the final seconds ticking down on the Congressional clock, President Obama and Senate Democrats emerged from a White House summit with Republican moderates Tuesday still lacking any plan to score a last minute win for clean energy. Wasted opportunity Establishing a price (any price) on carbon pollution through a(n increasingly weak) cap and trade system continues to be the the preferred climate and energy approach of environmental advocacy groups and Democratic leadership. This preference holds despite the fact that for at least three years, that plan has consistently failed to uncover any route to securing the sixty votes ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Trade Policy Opinions at the State Level
Baldwin, Robert E., and Christopher S. Magee, 2000, Congressional Trade Votes: From. NAFTA Approval to Fast-Track Defeat, Policy Analyses in International ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes
Votes in Legislation Authorizing or Extending Fast-Track. Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements. Congress. Bill and Title. Description and Comments ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Senate Rallies Bipartisan Vote to Pass GATT, 76-24 - The Tech
The Senate Thursday gave final congressional approval to American participation in the biggest and most ambitious trade agreement in history. Joining the House in a triumphant bipartisan finale to the debilitating partisan strife of the 103rd Congress, the Senate approved President Clinton's legislation to implement the latest expansion of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) by a vote of 76 to 24. Moments before, the Senate scaled an even more critical procedural hurdle in producing eight more than the required 60 votes to overcome objections that the agreement broke budget rules because revenue lost ...
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What are Cap and Trade details in simple language. What will it do ...
It will just about double what you pay for energy. Like gas for your car and heating and cooling. anything to do with energy. One of the late night add ons to the bill said that if you decide to sell your home it will have to pass a gov inspection for "green." Meaning about half of the homes won't be sellable. In other words the gov will decide for you.. And it just gets worse. Consider this. You own a company and your energy tax is going to double, do you think that you might consider moving it to another country where energy is cheaper and no union to tell you how to run your company? Bye bye jobs.. There are ...
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