House lawmakers return with USMCA progress

House lawmakers return with USMCA progress

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House lawmakers are back in D.C., and eyes are on the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement.

Lawmakers have two weeks before the Thanksgiving break. Politico reports labor standards and enforcement of them are the main sticking points. Negotiators mostly resolved the other two issues: environmental standards, and prescription drug language.

They caution it's not a done deal until it's done, but last week House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson told reporters they could take it up this week or the week after. Senator Chuck Grassley is also upbeat. He says while they wait for a vote, work has already begun on the implementing legislation.

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