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The National DEC website

The National DEC website helps to keep our DEC community connected and is a resource of current DEC and Export news. Our website offers information for exporters in your region and gives them access to upcoming educational and export related events. To help us better serve your members and area businesses, please post this link on your DEC’s website - www.districtexportcouncil.org.

 

DC Legislative Outreach Update

During the National District Export Council (DEC) Conference in Washington, D.C., November 3-5, Texas Camino Real (TCR)DEC members called on five members of the U.S. House of Representatives Texas delegation. These members serve on key committees involving appropriations, trade, budget, and commerce. TCR DEC members met with Congressman John Carter, R out of Round Rock and Congressman Lloyd Doggett, D out of Austin. They also met with the staff of Chet Edwards, D out of Waco, Charles Gonzalez, D out of San Antonio and Joe Barton, R out of Houston.

Support of Free Trade Agreements

The Texas DECs support the pending Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama up for ratification in the U.S. Congress.  A direct impact is that FTAs have historically created and kept jobs in Texas.

DC Legislative Outreach Update

During the National District Export Council (DEC) Conference in Washington, D.C., November 3-5, Texas Camino Real (TCR)DEC members called on five members of the U.S. House of Representatives Texas delegation. These members serve on key committees involving appropriations, trade, budget, and commerce. TCR DEC members met with Congressman John Carter, R out of Round Rock and Congressman Lloyd Doggett, D out of Austin. They also met with the staff of Chet Edwards, D out of Waco, Charles Gonzalez, D out of San Antonio and Joe Barton, R out of Houston.

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