For Immediate Release
June 24, 2014
Contact:

Keith Chu (202) 224-4515 

Finance Committee Hearing To Discuss Need For Stronger Trade Enforcement System

WASHINGTONSenate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will convene a hearing on Wednesday, June 25, to discuss the value of a stronger trade enforcement system in the U.S. to address the realities of the modern global economy. The hearing, titled “Trade Enforcement: Using Trade Rules to Level the Playing Field for U.S. Companies and Workers,” will take place at 2:00 p.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The witnesses at Wednesday’s hearing will be:

  • Mr. Leo W. Gerard, International President, the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (United Steelworkers), Pittsburgh, PA
  • Mr. Mario Longhi, President and Chief Executive Officer, United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Mr. Kevin Brosch, Trade Consultant, BroschTrade LLC, on behalf of the National Chicken Council, Washington, DC
  • Mr. Richard Wilkins, Soybean Producer and ASA Treasurer, on behalf of the American Soybean Association, Greenwood, DE
  • Mr. Barton Peterson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

Who:

Senate Finance Committee

What:

Hearing on the value of a stronger trade enforcement system

Where:

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510

When:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
2:00 p.m.

Media are encouraged to attend the hearing or to view the webcast and witness testimony at http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.

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