ITC Shutdown Threatens US Economy, Lawmaker Says

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT) -- Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., on Thursday lamented the shuttering of investigative operations at the U.S. International Trade Commission, saying a canceled hearing on steel imports exemplifies how the government shutdown is taking its toll on the economy and U.S. jobs. 

Visclosky was set to testify on behalf of the American steel industry, including U.S. Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal SA, at a hearing before the ITC Thursday, but it was called off in light of the closing of most activities at the commission due to the absence...
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