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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

House Democrats Unsure How GSP, MTB Renewal Will Move; China Package Likely to Include Forced Labor

Although the Senate Finance Committee's bipartisan amendment to the China package received 91 votes, some prominent Democrats on trade in the House aren't sure how its provisions could move in their chamber, if Republicans don't agree to calling them up…Subscribe to Read >>

Bipartisan SECRETS Act Would Ban Import of Goods Made With Stolen Trade Secrets

A bill that would block the importation of goods that the government believes were made with stolen trade secrets by state-government-owned or -controlled firms would allow that import ban to come much quicker than through the current Section 337 process.Subscribe to Read >>

EU Role in Confronting China Critical to Airbus-Boeing Settlement, Biden Administration Says

The Biden administration emphasized how reaching an agreement to end a 17-year-dispute over government subsidies to both Airbus and Boeing does more than just lift tariffs for at least five years. They see the most significant plank of the agreement…Subscribe to Read >>

Ways and Means Republican Wants to Advance Section 232 Reform Bill

During a wide-ranging interview on trade with International Trade Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., said she would like to advance Section 232 reform in the House, get the Generalized System of Preferences benefits program and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill back…Subscribe to Read >>

US Agrees With AFL-CIO That Tridonex Labor Issues in Mexico Should Be Investigated

The U.S. activated the rapid response mechanism under USMCA for the second time, as U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh agreed with the AFL-CIO and other petitioners that there is “sufficient credible evidence” that Tridonex workers…Subscribe to Read >>