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Allison Winter

Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Georgia Recorder.

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal

By: - December 11, 2019

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare a legislative victory on the same day the House unveiled articles of impeachment against the president. If ratified, the deal would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which took […]

Trade deal presents political conundrum for Democrats

By: - December 9, 2019

[perfectpullquote align=”right” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] In Georgia, though, some of the public opposition to the trade deal has bubbled up from Republican officials who want to see more protections for fruit and vegetable farmers who are struggling to contend with the onslaught of cheaper government-subsidized produce coming from Mexico.   As of […]

Georgians split on party lines as U.S. House votes to ban offshore drilling

By: - September 12, 2019

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S. coast — despite pushback from many Republicans. The legislation would put in place far-reaching new protections, blocking drilling off most of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Lawmakers are scheduled to vote Thursday on a […]