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Senators stand behind CFTC Chairman in efforts to uphold equivalency agreement with the EC

By Brad Rosen, J.D.CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has received the full support from U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich) for his stated commitment to honor mutually recognized … Continue reading

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USTR Embraces "TEAM" Approach in TPP Talks; Senators Back 12-Year Exclusivity for Biologics

By Kurt R. Karst – September 12th marked the beginning of the eighth round of Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") negotiations, which are taking place in Chicago, Illinois. The TPP is an Asia-Pacific regional trade agreement being hammered out among the United … Continue reading

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Senators Support Inclusion of 12-Year Exclusivity Period in Free Trade Agreement

By Donald Zuhn — With the eighth round of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement currently underway in Chicago, a number of Senators have written to the U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Ron Kirk, to push for the inclusion of … Continue reading

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Senators claim administration seeking to "undermine America's manned space program"

This morning Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Bill Nelson (D-FL), the ranking member of the full Senate Commerce Committee and chairman of its space subcommittee, respectively, issued a press release about the status of the administration's plans (or lack … Continue reading

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Senators press NASA for details on implementing authorization act

I have not had a chance to review yesterday's Senate Commerce Committee hearing on "Contributions of Space to National Imperatives" (I'm on travel this week at the International Space Development Conference in Huntsville). However, there is at least one newsworthy … Continue reading

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