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|U.S. Senators Speak Up to Press Forward on New Softwood Lumber Deal|
Last week members from both sides of the aisle in Congress encouraged U.S. President Obama to move forward on a new softwood lumber trade deal. Speaking up in particular were Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho): |
“We urge you to encourage Canada to fulfill Prime Minister [Justin] Trudeau’s commitment as contained in the joint statement and bring the negotiations process to successful conclusion with a new, stable and sustainable agreement,” the senators wrote in a letter to the president on Friday.
For more on this story, please see today's Environment & Legislation section.