July 17,2001

Baucus Announces Hearing on Trade Adjustment Assistance

Hearing: Trade Adjustment Assistance
Date/Time: July 19, 2001, at 9:30 a.m.
Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Description: Congressional authorization for the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program expires at the end of September 2001. The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, July 19 to discuss the existing program and proposed changes.

Witness List

A Panel Consisting of:

Secretary Elaine Chao, US Department of Labor, Washington, DC

A Panel Consisting of:

George Becker, former President, United Steel workers of American

Gary Kuhar, Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center

William Reinsch, President, National Foreign Trade Council

Clayton Yeutter, former US Trade Representative