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JORDAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT APPROVED BY FINANCE AND WAYS & MEANS

July 27, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The House Ways & Means Committee reported the Jordan free trade agreement out of committee yesterday (July 26) by a voice vote, and committee Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) said that he hoped to see the agreement considered on the floor next week. Meanwhile, the Senate Finance Committee completed its markup of the Jordan trade agreement yesterday as well. While Thomas wants to have House consideration on Jordan next week, Senate action will not happen as Sen. Phil Gramm (R-TX) has...


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