Overhaul

WASHINGTON | The Latest: US-Canada trade talks to resume Friday morning

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Negotiators for the United States and Canada will meet again Friday morning to resume their urgent talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland met for less than five minutes … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: US-Canada trade talks to resume Friday morning

WASHINGTON | Canadian envoy says she is ‘encouraged’ by NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON — Canada’s top trade negotiator says she’s “encouraged” by urgent discussions that are intended to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement. Leaving a morning session with U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland tells reporters, “We continue to be encouraged by the constructive atmosphere that I think both countries are … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Canadian envoy says she is ‘encouraged’ by NAFTA talks

Trump signs, lauds tax overhaul, off to Florida for holidays

WASHINGTON /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  President Donald Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law Friday, using his last moments in the White House before flying to Florida for the holidays to celebrate a much-needed political win. He also signed a temporary spending bill to keep the government running and provide money to … Continue reading Trump signs, lauds tax overhaul, off to Florida for holidays

World shares gain as focus turns to US tax overhaul

TOKYO /December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Share prices were higher in Europe on Monday after a day of robust gains in Asia. Japan’s benchmark jumped 1.6 percent on news the country’s exports surged in November. Wall Street looks set to extend last week’s gains on optimism over prospects for U.S. tax reform legislation. KEEPING SCORE: … Continue reading World shares gain as focus turns to US tax overhaul

Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaul

WASHINGTON/June 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn’t think congressional Republicans are “that far off” on a health overhaul to replace “the dead carcass of Obamacare.” Expressing frustration, he complained about “the level of hostility” in government and wondered why both parties can’t work together on the Senate … Continue reading Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaul

Trump to push for overhauling roads, bridges, air traffic

WASHINGTON/June 3, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation’s roads and bridges, a key item on his agenda that’s been stymied in Congress and overshadowed by White House controversies. Trump plans a series of events this coming week to highlight his effort to … Continue reading Trump to push for overhauling roads, bridges, air traffic