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Enzi questions Commerce Secretary on damage from newsprint tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a Finance Committee hearing Wednesday called to discuss Trump Administration tariffs, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., pointed out the significant damage the tariffs on newsprint paper are causing rural newspapers.

 

June 21, 2018



WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a Finance Committee hearing Wednesday called to discuss Trump Administration tariffs, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., pointed out the significant damage the tariffs on newsprint paper are causing rural newspapers.

Last year, following a complaint by a Washington state paper mill, the International Trade Commission launched an investigation into U.S. imports of Canadian uncoated groundwood used to make newsprint. After the preliminary investigation, the Department of Commerce imposed tariffs on uncoated groundwood from Canada, which local papers utilize.

Enzi told Com...



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