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Florida Delegation Calls on U.S. Trade Rep to Protect Farmers From Unfair Foreign Competition

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Al Lawson, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla., led a letter to United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai urging her to work with members of Congress to implement immediate trade relief measures that safeguard American producers of seasonal and perishable fruits and vegetables against unfair foreign competition.
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Mary Brooks and Kathryn Waldron: Economic Protectionism isn’t the Solution to Supply Chain Security

Last month, President Joe Biden signed an executive order establishing a crash review of U.S. supply chains for four critical materials: semiconductors, large batteries (necessary for vehicle production), rare earth minerals and pharmaceuticals.
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Elaine Chao: DOT Sending $13.2 Million to Port of Palm Beach

Chao said ports in 15 states and territories will get these funds including the Port of Palm Beach. 

Rick Scott Urges Trump Administration to Pursue Free Trade Deal With Taiwan

Scott wrote U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the matter this week, stressing the alliance and economic ties between the two nations.