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Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Feb 25, 2013 06:23 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Ways and Means Committee Will Take Up Trade Promotion Authority, Camp Says

The House Ways and Means Committee plans to take up the issue of renewing the president's fast-track trade promotion authority during the 113th Congress, according to committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich. TPA was one of 15 items mentioned in a draft letter outlining the oversight hearings and oversight-related activities that the trade and tax panel and its subcommittees plan to conduct during over the next two years.

TPA, which ...

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