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TPA Needed to Finish TPP, TTIP
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 20, 2014 09:14 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation praised lawmakers Thursday for introducing fast-track trade legislation to help accelerate talks on two key trade agreements with Pacific and Atlantic trade partners.

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., his committee ranking member, Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., introduced the legislation formally known as Trade Promotion Authority bill.

The bill creates guidelines for the Obama administration to follow in trade talks but also ensures Congress would take an up or down vote on a trade deal in quick order once ...

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