Senate Bill Presses USTR For More Transparency On Deals

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT) -- A Democratic senator on Wednesday said the Obama administration should do more to share information with Congress regarding trade talks and proposed legislation meant to increase oversight of the U.S. Trade Representative's part in negotiating trade agreements.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced the Congressional Oversight Over Trade Negotiations Act, which he said would clarify the USTR's obligation to share information with members of Congress on trade pacts and negotiations. The bill's introduction comes amid the USTR's talks to establish a Pacific region trade agreement, known as...
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