Sportswear tariff bill gets new chance

Portland Business Journal:

A team of Northwest lawmakers has rekindled efforts to reduce tariffs on recreational outerwear. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a Portland Democrat, and Republican Rep. Dave Reichert of Washington have rolled out the U.S. Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation. The bill, introduced as House Resolution 2071, has the handy acronym of “OUTDOOR.” Blumenauer said the legislation would make jackets and pants more affordable for American consumers while helping designers and retailers better compete in the global...

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