GOP Governors are in agreement: it’s time for Congress to review and ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Following last month’s release of a letter of support signed by all 28 Republican governors, two of the most popular governors in the country are teaming up to keep the pressure on to pass USMCA.
Governor Chris Sununu of New Hampshire and Governor Phil Scott of Vermont penned a joint op-ed, published in the New Hampshire Union Leader, laying out how ratification of the agreement will expand opportunity for working families in their states and across the country.
The governors write:
Every day that passes before the agreement is ratified in Congress, is another day employers, workers and families are not benefiting from the new opportunities it makes possible and the higher standards it sets.
They also warn against letting partisan divides stall an agreement that will benefit people in all parts of the nation:
Congress should not politicize its ratification. This is a time for all members – Republicans and Democrats – to put economic, social and environmental progress ahead of partisan politics. On behalf of the residents of our states, we look forward to strengthening our partnerships with Canada under the new agreement and we urge Congress to give it prompt consideration and move swiftly forward with ratification.
With the majority of the nation’s governors firmly in support of the USMCA, there is widespread excitement for the economic growth and opportunity that the agreement will provide.
6 hours ago
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee leads letter penned to President Biden on Infrastructure Act
8 hours ago
Gretchen Whitmer’s Dark Money Hypocrisy
After preaching 'transparency,' Dem gov partners with dark money nonprofit to raise millions
2 days, 8 hours ago
Gov. Doug Ducey: My budget makes major investments that will leave Arizona even stronger
My 2023 budget invests in key areas like education and water while cutting taxes and paying down debt. That will leave Arizona stronger.
2 days, 11 hours ago
Republican Glenn Youngkin sworn in as governor of Virginia
Republican Glenn Youngkin was sworn on Saturday as the next governor of Virginia, delivering an optimistic message about empowering parents, overcoming COVID-19 and providing economic relief to families and businesses
1 week ago
Unemployment agency pegs likely pandemic fraud losses at more than $8.5 billion
Michigan's jobless aid agency lost more than $8.5 billion to suspected fraudulent payments amid record claims and persistent attempts at fraud during the pandemic
1 week, 1 day ago
Gov. McMaster urges lawmakers to cut SC taxes, raise state employee and officer pay
Gov. Henry McMaster called on South Carolina lawmakers to raise pay for state employees and law enforcement officers by 2%, all while urging legislators to also cut taxes
1 week, 1 day ago
Milwaukee County Residents Push Wisconsin Gov To Fire DA Over Waukesha Attack
Milwaukee County residents are pushing Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers (D) to terminate a district attorney after a man released from jail after posting bail killed several people and injured more than 60 others