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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Portman
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children: Jed, Will, Sally
Birth Date: 12/19/1955
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
July 11, 2014 Following Efforts by Sens. Brown and Portman, Administration Rules to Protect Ohio Manufacturers from Illegal Foreign Trade Schemes
June 30, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Indian Anti-Dumping Duties
May 23, 2014 Sens. Brown and Portman Applaud World Trade Organization Decision to Defend American Auto Exports Against Chinese Violation of International Trade Law
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
April 30, 2014 Portman Continues to Stand With Ukraine by Introducing the Russian Aggression Prevention Act
April 22, 2014 Brown, Portman Applaud Preliminary Decision to Enforce Antidumping Duties on Imports of Illegally-Dumped Rebar Into Domestic Markets, Calls for Thorough Investigation Before Final Determination
April 10, 2014 Brown, Portman Urge Commerce Secretary To Stand Up For Ohio Jobs Affected By Illegally-Dumped Rebar
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 4, 2014 Blog: Weekly Column: A Victory for American Workers
March 31, 2014 Letter to R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection - Port of Cleveland's Cargo Clearance Operation
March 26, 2014 Sen. Brown And Portman Applaud World Trade Organization Decision To Defend American Manufacturers Against Illegal Chinese Hoarding Of Rare Earth Materials
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Dairy Farmers
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Portman Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Concerned with Japanese Agriculture Tariffs in Trade Negotiations
Feb. 11, 2014 Following Call By Portman and Brown, Commerce Department Rules to Defend Ohio Steel Producers From Illegal Chinese Trade Practices
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary, US Department of Commerce - Lightweight Thermal Paper
Jan. 29, 2014 Weekly Column - Turning the President's Words into a Year of Action
Jan. 28, 2014 Portman Statement on the President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Trade Representative Michael Froman - Eliminate Tariff on Graphite Products
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Open Markets for US Poultry Exports
Jan. 14, 2014 Dayton Business Journal - Brown and Portman Laud Decision to Challenge China on Steel Practices
Jan. 13, 2014 Dayton Daily News - U.S. Asks for Talks with China over Steel Dispute
Jan. 9, 2014 Portman Welcomes Introduction of Bill to Boost Export-Opening Agreements
Dec. 17, 2013 Portman and Brown Applaud Trade Ruling in Favor of Ohio-Based Steel Producers ArcelorMittal, AK Steel
Dec. 13, 2013 Senate Auto Caucus Chairs Portman, Levin Call on TPA Bill to Include Strong Currency Provisions
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports
Dec. 8, 2013 Portman Statement on Efforts to Help US Exporters at WTO Ministerial in Bali
Dec. 5, 2013 Portman Continues Push for Marietta Workers in Global Negotiations
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Penny S. Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Continued Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty on Tubular Goods from China
Nov. 15, 2013 Weekly Column: Success for Ohio Manufacturer Accessing Global Markets
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Maintain Level Playing Field for American Steel Industry
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - U.S. Will Not Be Bound By U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 13, 2013 Portman Stands Up for Ohio Auto Workers And Strong Currency Manipulation Protections In Trade Negotiations
Sept. 10, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Cahiyong Satipanon, Royal Thai Embassy - Immediate Action by Thailand to Stop Skirting Trade Rules
Aug. 19, 2013 Portman, Brown, Stivers, Tiberi Applaud Decision Opening Markets to Ohio's Pipe Manufacturers
Aug. 19, 2013 Brown and Portman Applaud International Trade Commission's Preliminary Vote in Favor of Defending Ohio Steel Pipe Producers from Illegal Foreign Trade Practices
July 31, 2013 Portman Welcomes President's Request for Trade Promotion Authority
July 30, 2013 Dayton Daily News - Senators Call for More Protection Against Unfair Competition
July 29, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Oil Country Tubular Goods
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 17, 2013 Portman Statement on Announcement that U.S. & EU Have Launched Negotiations on Transatlantic Export Agreement
June 13, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Irving A. Williamson, Chairman of U.S. International Trade Commission - Ruling of International Trade Commission
June 13, 2013 CQ Roll Call - A Bipartisan Opportunity for Jobs
June 4, 2013 Brown and Portman Applaud Commerce Department's Announcement That it Will Defend U.S. Steel From Illegal Chinese Trade Practices
May 28, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Blank - Defend U.S. Steel From Illegal Chinese Trade Practices
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