Despite Oregonians’ overwhelming opposition to Fast Track, Senator Wyden teamed up with Republicans, Senator Orrin Hatch and Representative Paul Ryan, and reintroduced Fast Track legislation today – paving the way for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be rushed through Congress. Please urge your Congress members to oppose the Wyden-Hatch-Ryan Fast Track bill.
Senator Ron Wyden repeatedly promised to fight for transparency in negotiating trade deals that will impact our jobs, wages and quality of life. Not only has he failed to do that, he’s just signed off on legislation that will give away Congress’ constitutional trade authority to anyone who becomes president for the next three to six years. This is a betrayal of Oregon’s working families and of democratic policymaking. Oregonians won’t stand for it; and we won’t stand for Fast Track!