Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on Senate vote to advance Trade Promotion Authority
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June 23, 2015
Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on Senate Vote to Advance Trade Promotion Authority
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is a statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on today’s vote in the Senate to advance Trade Promotion Authority (TPA):
“We are very pleased with today’s vote in the Senate to advance Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and would like to thank Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Chairman Hatch, and Ranking Member Wyden for their leadership on this issue. Final passage of TPA is critical for extending our nation’s global competiveness and supporting more American jobs, including those in the motion picture and television industry. We encourage the Senate to again vote in favor of economic growth and the U.S. trade agenda tomorrow.”
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About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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