North Carolina continues to lose jobs because of CAFTA:
A long-time textile plant in Edenton will lay off 203 workers starting in April.And Edenton Town Manager Anne-Marie Knighton says the recently
adopted Central American Free Trade Agreement is to blame.
Last week, Weyerhaeuser Company said it will shut down its plant
in nearby Plymouth after 57 years, which is expected to displace
another 200 workers.
Local agencies are developing ways to help families impacted by
Can't remember whose fault CAFTA is? Let me try to refresh your memory:
Republicans Voting FOR the Central American Free Trade Agreement: Robin Hayes (R-8) (shortly after promising to vote against it), Sue Myrick (R-9).
Democratics Voting FOR CAFTA: None.
Republicans Voting AGAINST CAFTA: Walter B. Jones, (R-3), Virginia Foxx (R-5), Howard Coble (R-6), Patrick McHenry (R-10).
Democrats Voting AGAINST CAFTA: G. K. Butterfield (D-1), Bob Etheridge (D-2), , David Price (D-4), Mike McIntyre (D-7), Mel Watt (D-12), Brad Miller (D-13).
Republicans Who Claim That They Tried To Vote Against CAFTA But Their Vote Mysteriously Didn't Count: Charles Taylor (R-11).