Rep. Pocan: Congressional progressive caucus to release NAFTA recommendations

Contact: Ron Boehmer 202-225-2906

 

WASHINGTON, DC – The Congressional Progressive Caucus, the largest values-based caucus among Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives with over 75 members, will hold a press call on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:30 PM ET to release the CPC’s NAFTA recommendations as discussions continue between the three negotiating countries. With the Administration seeking to quickly complete a deal, the CPC is releasing proposed changes to NAFTA that are essential to improving the lives of working people.

The CPC demands a renegotiated NAFTA that respects the dignity and economic security of workers; protects the environment and preserves our natural resources for the next generation; gives families access to safe products and affordable medicines; ends the trade deal’s disproportionate damage on communities of color; eliminates handouts that promote corporate monopolies; and upholds U.S. sovereignty, instead of allowing multinational corporations to undermine our labor, environmental, and public health laws in secret tribunals.

WHAT: Congressional Progressive Caucus to Release NAFTA Recommendations

WHO: U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02), Co-Chair of CPC

U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), First Vice-Chair of CPC

U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-03)

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17)

WHERE: Conference Line: (605) 472-5494; Access Code: 823-492

WHEN: Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:30 PM ET

RSVP: Please e-mail Ron Boehmer at ron.boehmer@mail.house.gov if you’re planning to join the call.

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