Time Running Out For Action On Fast-track Trade Authority: Senator - Yahoo News

TPA would prohibit Congress from amending trade deals, but would allow lawmakers to set negotiating objectives in return. When asked about the prospect of a TPA bill passing this year, Wyden said his committee was focused on legislation to extend temporary tax breaks "We have got 11 days or thereabouts; certainly tax extenders is front and center for the committee right now," said Wyden, who has been working for months on possible changes to a bipartisan TPA bill introduced in January. Business groups and many Republicans have called for the bill to be passed quickly to accelerate negotiations on a Pacific trade pact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://news.yahoo.com/time-running-action-fast-track-trade-authority-senator-220028716--sector.html