House, Senate Pass Bill to Reform IMF, Repeal COOL Requirements

The US House and Senate passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, an omnibus appropriations bill on Dec. 18 that includes provisions to lift the oil export ban, approve reforms to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements for beef and pork. “The spending bill approved today contains several provisions that are important to growing the economy and keeping America competitive in the global marketplace,” said National ... [+]

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