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Ways & Means Democrats: USMCA funding ‘not being used as intended’

July 24, 2020 at 11:52 AM
Funds appropriated to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement are not being distributed in a manner consistent with the “spirit” of the deal, a group of Democratic lawmakers said this week, urging the administration to ensure the money is properly allocated. “Congress allocated substantial funding for this resource-intensive work because it is absolutely necessary for the effective implementation of Mexico’s labor reform,” the lawmakers wrote in a July 23 letter sent to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia...

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