January 13, 2020

Washington Week Ahead: Crunch time for USMCA, China, spending talks

Lawmakers are trying to wrap up deals this week on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and fiscal 2020 government spending while the Trump administration faces a self-imposed deadline for getting a partial trade agreement with China.  Also this week, the House is scheduled to debate the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, which would expand the H-2A visa program to include year-round workers while also providing existing undocumented farm workers a path to legal status. The bill has GOP co-sponsors but many conservative Republicans say the legalization provisions amount to a form of amnesty. Read more

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