Congressman Joins Push For Lasting Steel Duties

Law360, New York (September 17, 2009, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, has added his voice to a chorus of lawmakers and domestic steel producers urging the U.S. International Trade Commission to maintain anti-dumping duties on cut-to-length carbon steel plate from China, Russia and Ukraine.

Congressman Braley submitted a letter Wednesday as the agency conducted its sunset hearing on whether to continue the anti-dumping duties, joining advocates who argue they are crucial to preserving American jobs during a particularly precarious time.

Braley represents the first district of Iowa, home to a majority of workers...
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