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Print Powers America Takes Action on Newsprint Tariffs

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Press release from the issuing company

Battling back on the newsprint tax (a.k.a. tariffs on uncoated groundwood paper imported from Canada) is a key lobbying priority and next week is a pivotal moment in this advocacy campaign. On July 17th, the International Trade Commission (ITC) will hold a hearing to determine whether to keep harmful tariffs on this critical raw material. Will you help us ensure that decision makers on Capitol Hill and in the Trump Administration hear loud and clear that Print Powers America?

You can help in three ways:

Sign our online petition and ask employees, customers, and other stakeholders to the same. Tell the ITC that trade law should not be used to harm the domestic print and publishing industry employing over 600,000 workers.

Urge your Senators and Representative to co-sponsor the PRINT Act (S. 2835/H.R. 6031). More than a quarter of Senators have signed on to this bipartisan bill and the House bill is gaining momentum. This bill would suspend current tariffs until a study is conducted on the economic consequences of such tariffs on the print and publishing industry.

Become a Print Powers America supporter today! Help us to continue waging important legislative, grassroots, and public affairs battles on behalf of your company and the industry by joining your peers to make a corporate contribution to Print Powers America. Working together we can amplify Printing Industries of America’s legislative advocacy and increase our chance of success.

Supporters of Print Powers America are passionate about the dynamic world of today's print industry and its ever-evolving future. They know that decisions made in Washington, D.C. impact their bottom line and the trajectory of the entire industry. Please join us in taking action on this important issue and supporting Print Powers America today!

 

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