House Committee, USTR At Odds On TAA Renewal

Law360, New York (July 5, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A House committee scheduled a mock markup of bills to implement free trade pacts with Panama, Colombia and South Korea for later this week, prompting U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk to complain Tuesday that the committee wasn't on track to renew Trade Adjustment Assistance.

The House Committee on Ways and Means scheduled informal markups for Thursday on the bills that would implement the three pending free trade agreements, a move that comes just days after a similar markup session before the Senate Finance Committee had to...
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