Iowa leaders push for Congressional passage of trade promotion bill

Iowa Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst voted with the majority last week as the Senate passed legislation granting the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), considered a crucial step in completing pending free trade agreements with Asia and Europe.

Ernst cited a letter from more than 70 Iowa business leaders, including Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill, in voicing her support...

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