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Affordable Footwear Act grows in prominence
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Jan '08
Introduced near the close of 2007, the bi-partisan Affordable Footwear Act is growing in prominence and support, with more than 70 co-sponsors.

Come learn why at a panel discussion on the hidden, regressive tax American consumers pay on the footwear they buy for themselves and their families.

What: The Progressive Policy Institute and The Heritage Foundation will discuss their recent joint policy paper regarding the potential, direct positive impact of the Affordable Footwear Act (HR3934/ S2372).

Who: Panelists:
- Daniella Markheim, Jay Van Andel Senior Trade Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation
- Edward Gresser, Director, Trade and Global Markets Project, Progressive Policy Institute

Brief remarks by Affordable Footwear Act primary co-sponsors:
- U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley (D-NY)
- U.S. Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX)
- U.S. Representative Nancy Boyda (D-KS)

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: 121 Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Hill.

American Apparel & Footwear Association


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