Who is writing the TPP?
05.12.15: - Powerful corporate interests have spent a lot of time and money trying to bend Washington’s rules to benefit themselves, and now they want Congress to grease the skids for a TPP deal that corporations have helped write but the public can’t see — and for six years of future agreements that haven’t even been written. Congress should refuse to vote for any expedited procedures to approve the TPP before the trade agreement is made public. And Congress certainly shouldn’t vote for expedited procedures to enact trade deals that don’t yet even exist.
An effort to boost the Valley’s image
10.25.14: - Instead of shuttered factories, the Naugatuck Valley could be known for its rich culture. An effort launched last week by two members of the state’s congressional delegation aims to make those goals a reality. Rosa DeLauro, whose district encompasses much of the Valley, introduced a bill to study the idea of recognizing the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area.