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Cassidy’s sweeping ‘Americas Act’ features USMCA expansion plan

January 11, 2023 at 3:03 PM
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) on Wednesday published a discussion draft of a bill crafted to create an overarching foreign and economic policy toward countries in the Western Hemisphere, including a Commerce Department program that would shepherd countries into the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The draft legislation also includes provisions aimed at encouraging businesses to reshore or nearshore from China to the U.S. or other Western Hemisphere countries and urging governments to work with the U.S. to...

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