State of Washington Archives: on Free Trade


Christine Gregoire: One in three Washington jobs are tied to trade

Our goal is to expand export opportunities, encourage new investment and create new jobs in Washington state. I am anxious to seek new opportunities for our businesses, our growers and our educational institutions. This trip is important to economic recovery. With one in three Washington jobs tied to trade, the benefits of this trip are clear. We also aim to expand trade opportunities and encourage a stronger partnership between higher education institutions in Washington state and Asia.
Source: 2011 Wash. gubernatorial press release, "Initiatives" Nov 19, 2011

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2016 Presidential contenders on Free Trade:
  Republicans:
Gov.Jeb Bush(FL)
Dr.Ben Carson(MD)
Gov.Chris Christie(NJ)
Sen.Ted Cruz(TX)
Carly Fiorina(CA)
Gov.Jim Gilmore(VA)
Sen.Lindsey Graham(SC)
Gov.Mike Huckabee(AR)
Gov.Bobby Jindal(LA)
Gov.John Kasich(OH)
Gov.Sarah Palin(AK)
Gov.George Pataki(NY)
Sen.Rand Paul(KY)
Gov.Rick Perry(TX)
Sen.Rob Portman(OH)
Sen.Marco Rubio(FL)
Sen.Rick Santorum(PA)
Donald Trump(NY)
Gov.Scott Walker(WI)
Democrats:
Gov.Lincoln Chafee(RI)
Secy.Hillary Clinton(NY)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)
Gov.Martin O`Malley(MD)
Sen.Bernie Sanders(VT)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren(MA)
Sen.Jim Webb(VA)

2016 Third Party Candidates:
Gov.Gary Johnson(L-NM)
Roseanne Barr(PF-HI)
Robert Steele(L-NY)
Dr.Jill Stein(G,MA)
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