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The United States International Trade Commission will vote Aug. 28 whether to make the U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper imposed by the Trump's administration permanent. The rationale behind the decision will be made public Sept. 17.
Nineteen members of Congress spoke Tuesday against the Commerce Department’s tariffs on Canadian newsprint, telling the U.S. International Trade Commission the import tax hurt local newspapers.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan parade of lawmakers on Tuesday testified uniformly against preliminary tariffs on Canadian newsprint that are increasing costs for news organizations and causing some to cut staff.
Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are increasingly working on finding relief for the newspaper industry, which has been hit hard by tariffs imposed on Canadian groundwood paper imports by the Trump administration.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R) and Angus King (I) and Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R), all of Maine, testified at an International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing Tuesday regarding a cost crisis facing newspapers, book publishers and commercial printers across the United States.
U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King, as well as U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, were among more than a dozen lawmakers who testified Tuesday before the International Trade Commission against tariffs on Canadian newsprint that already are having a devastating effect on newspapers.
Commentary: WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grisham urged the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to reverse the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Canadian newsprint, …
Union representatives, lawmakers and newspaper officials spoke out on Tuesday to oppose tariffs on Canadian newsprint, in an unusually contentious proceeding before the typically staid U.S. International Trade Commission.
Proposed tariffs on U.S. imports of paper commonly used as newsprint would harm American workers while threatening access to the free flow of information, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — About a dozen members of Congress warned Tuesday that newspapers in their home states are in danger of reducing news coverage, laying off workers or going out of business if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.
Today at the ITC hearing it was clear from the testimonies that the buying and selling of newsprint is a regional market that falls along East and West boundaries, not North and South. The Commission heard from publishers, newsprint producers and 19 members of Congress that the tariffs will …