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Ways & Means Democrats seek extra funding to combat forced labor

May 3, 2021 at 6:20 PM
House Ways & Means Committee Democrats are calling on the House Appropriations Committee to increase funding for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to allow it to up its forced labor enforcement activities. House Ways & Means trade subcommittee chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), oversight subcommittee chair Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and 18 other Ways & Means Democrats in a letter on Thursday asked the House Appropriations homeland security subcommittee to up CBP’s Office of Trade fiscal year 2021 budget by $50 million...

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