House’s TPA Bill Will Grow Farmers’ Access to Foreign Markets

House passage Thursday of a trade promotion authority bill brings the U.S. a step closer to completing ambitious trade negotiations around the world, which is key to expanding access to international markets and continuing U.S. farmers and ranchers’ story of growth and prosperity, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman.

“Congressional support is critical to breaking down trade barriers and completing ambitious new trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership. TPA streamlines negotiations and strengthens our position at the bargaining table,” Stallman said in a statement.

Stallman also noted Farm Bureau’s appreciation for the leadership of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), House Speaker Boehner (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader McCarthy (R-Calif.) on this issue. 

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