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Biography for Mara Lee

Mara Lee, Associate Editor, is a reporter for International Trade Today and its sister publications Export Compliance Daily and Trade Law Daily. She joined the Warren Communications News staff in early 2018, after covering health policy, Midwestern Congressional delegations, and the Connecticut economy, insurance and manufacturing sectors for the Hartford Courant, the nation’s oldest continuously published newspaper (established 1674). Before arriving in Washington D.C. to cover Congress in 2005, she worked in Ohio, where she witnessed fervent presidential campaigning every four years.

Recent Articles by Mara Lee

Solar Panel, Wind Turbine Tariffs Reveal Conflict Between Trade, Climate Policy

Although utilities that are installing wind and solar operations and wind turbine manufacturers would like antidumping duty and countervailing duty laws to change to take public interest into account, panelists at Georgetown Law's International Trade Update acknowledged it will probably…Subscribe to Read >>

India, Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and 6 TPP Countries Will Negotiate IPEF

A half-dozen countries that negotiated the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- including two that never ratified it -- and Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and India agreed to start negotiating agreements with the United States on trade, supply chains, digital standards, anti-corruption…Subscribe to Read >>

Brady, Democrats on Collision Course Over TAA Renewal

The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee said he's hoping to have a conversation with Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., and Senate Finance Committee leaders about pairing trade agreement negotiations and renewing Trade Adjustment Assistance -- but Rep…Subscribe to Read >>

Panasonic Plant Is Target of USMCA Rapid Response Complaint

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai asked Mexico to review whether workers at the Panasonic Automotive Systems de Mexico facility in Reynosa are being denied the rights of free association and collective bargaining. By doing so, USTR is endorsing an April…Subscribe to Read >>

Yellen Says Administration at Odds on China Tariffs

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said during a press conference in Brussels that there's a variety of opinions in the administration about what to do on tariffs, and officials haven't been able to agree on how to proceed. "I've said previously…Subscribe to Read >>