Archive for November, 2012

ASA Applauds House Passage of Russia PNTR Bill, Calls on Senate to Vote

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed today’s passage by the House of Representatives of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012 and encourages the Senate to vote on the bill quickly. With a vote of 365-43, the bill overwhelmingly passed the House, and if passed by the Senate and signed into law by … Read More »

ASA Calls for Quick Passage of Russia PNTR in Lame Duck Session

St. Louis, Mo… The American Soybean Association (ASA) and more than 500 fellow members of the Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade urged both chambers of Congress as well as President Barack Obama to approve legislation graduating Russia from the Jackson-Vanik amendment to the Trade Act, and enacting Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with the world’s ninth-largest … Read More »

ASA Congratulates President Obama on Second Term, Urges Bipartisan Cooperation

St. Louis, Mo… The American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulates President Barack Obama on his reelection as the 44th president of the United States. ASA President Steve Wellman, a soybean producer from Syracuse, Neb., issues the following statement on yesterday’s poll results: “The American Soybean Association congratulates President Obama on his reelection and looks forward to … Read More »