Email Your Representative to Sign onto the Letter Rejecting Any Trade Agreements that Gut “Buy American”
“Buy American” is Under Sneak Attack by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)
Buy American policies require the government to give preference to American-made products when purchases are made with our tax dollars. They reinvest our tax dollars in our communities, create American jobs and support our manufacturing base.
The average taxpayer contributes $2,315 annually to federal government procurement, money which presently supports American jobs and businesses. But if the corporate forces behind the TPP and TAFTA have their way, your money will be lost to firms operating overseas — in countries with varying degrees of respect for workers’ rights, consumer safety and the environment.