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Freight, Agriculture Stakeholders Express Support for USMCA Trade Deal

By July 31, 2019October 26th, 2021No Comments


WASHINGTON — Derek Leathers, the top executive of Werner Enterprises, joined other business leaders for a hearing on Capitol Hill on July 30 to call on lawmakers to approve a landmark new trade deal with Canada and Mexico.


The hearing marked the latest push on the part of proponents, which include a significant aspect of the freight sector, manufacturers and agriculture firms. They are pressuring Congress to act on the newly negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.