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How will NAFTA overhaul affect TX and U.S. firms?

The Texas House Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs recently held hearings related to proposed changes to NAFTA. In testimony before the committee, fellow Russell A. Green warned that cutting off U.S. firms from cross-border supply chains would adversely affect their competitiveness in global markets.

Watch Green's testimony, which begins at 1:26:00: http://bit.ly/2lZ4TIz

Read Texas Public Radio's coverage of the hearing: http://bit.ly/2lE1Gmk