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USMCA a good deal for Northeast Ohio jobs

Anthony Gonzalez, Opinion for The Post

Washington, June 22, 2019
Tags: Trade
I grew up in Northeast Ohio the son of a steel manufacturer. As a kid, I watched my dad put in the hard work every day to build on the opportunity my grandparents gave him when they fled communist Cuba to seek the promise of capitalism and the American Dream. 

My dad grew his business from the ground up, going from five employees and only enough cash on hand to last three months, to a successful enterprise employing a few hundred people across the Midwest. As he did, I saw firsthand how important access to global markets is for Ohio businesses and the jobs they provide. In the face of volatile markets and ongoing trade negotiations with China, Congress must take up the United States Canada Mexico Agreement (USMCA) to provide certainty to our industries and stability to our markets. 


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