Biz Groups Praise Trade Push In State Of The Union

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 4:54 PM EST) -- Numerous business groups on Tuesday applauded President Barack Obama for pledging in his State of the Union address to work with Congress on “fast-track” trade authority legislation and the president's push for new trade agreements with European and Pacific Rim countries.

Trade Benefits America, a coalition of more than 170 business groups and companies, released a statement praising the president for highlighting various trade policy issues in his speech Tuesday night. The coalition specifically pointed to Obama's comments on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement with countries...
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