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H.R.4221 Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 26, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade.

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    • Africa Agribusiness Magazine » Congress Should Do More to ... - July 24, 2012 by Africa Agribusiness Magazine - In April of this year, Congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Chris Smith (R-NJ), two long-time champions of Africa, introduced H.R. 4221, the “Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012”. In March ...

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      As noted by Africa Agribusiness Magazine on July 24, 2012, "In April of this year, Congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Chris Smith (R-NJ), two long-time champions of Africa, introduced H.R. 4221, the “Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012”. In March ..." (/url?q=http://www.africaag.org/2012/07/23/congress-should-do-more-to-promote-u-s-agricultural-trade-with-africa/&sa=U&ei=43IVUMKCMYaE8QSsjIHoDw&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNH4UDqyDb3ztE8M2I0KUt-Y2N09tg)
    • Africa Agribusiness Magazine » Congress Should Do More to ... - July 23, 2012 by Africa Agribusiness Magazine - In April of this year, Congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Chris Smith (R-NJ), two long-time champions of Africa, introduced H.R. 4221, the “Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012”. In March ...

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      As noted by Africa Agribusiness Magazine on July 23, 2012, "In April of this year, Congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Chris Smith (R-NJ), two long-time champions of Africa, introduced H.R. 4221, the “Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012”. In March ..." (/url?q=http://www.africaag.org/2012/07/23/congress-should-do-more-to-promote-u-s-agricultural-trade-with-africa/&sa=U&ei=pqUOUOvzMJP02wXI54AY&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNGL0B0M3e2qAo9087uTVzW_evNc9A)
    • Second Africa Day on the Hill Celebrating Africa's Renaissance : All ... - June 20, 2012 by admin - The House of Representatives should also pass HR 4221 “the Increasing Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012,” which is a bipartisan bill that I introduced along with Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) on March 20, 2012.” ...

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      As noted by admin on June 20, 2012, "The House of Representatives should also pass HR 4221 “the Increasing Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012,” which is a bipartisan bill that I introduced along with Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) on March 20, 2012.” ..." (/url?q=http://alleyesonafrica.com/1/%3Fp%3D3032&sa=U&ei=la3pT5_CGoq42wWxm6GDCQ&ved=0CDAQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNHHqfAwncINI9nCo8dPlzzXw867ow)

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    • The increasing American jobs through greater exports to Africa Act - April 18, 2012 by sierraexpressmedia.com - Washington told the panel that trade can assist efforts to improve development across Africa. H.R. 4221 encourages members of the African Diaspora to increase their involvement in U.S.-Africa trade. Small and medium-sized businesses in the United States ..

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      As noted by sierraexpressmedia.com on April 18, 2012, "Washington told the panel that trade can assist efforts to improve development across Africa. H.R. 4221 encourages members of the African Diaspora to increase their involvement in U.S.-Africa trade. Small and medium-sized businesses in the United States .." (http://www.sierraexpressmedia.com/archives/38829)
    • Africa: U.S. Congress Holds Hearing on Export Bill - April 17, 2012 by AllAfrica.com - Click here to read Washington's statement. H.R. 4221 encourages members of the African Diaspora to increase their involvement in U.S.-Africa trade. Small and medium-sized businesses in the United States accounted for 60 percent of U.S. exports in 2010 ...

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      As noted by AllAfrica.com on April 17, 2012, "Click here to read Washington's statement. H.R. 4221 encourages members of the African Diaspora to increase their involvement in U.S.-Africa trade. Small and medium-sized businesses in the United States accounted for 60 percent of U.S. exports in 2010 ..." (http://allafrica.com/stories/201204180011.html)
    • Africa: Chairman Smith's Opening Remarks at U.S. House Hearing on Increasing Exports to Africa - April 17, 2012 by AllAfrica.com - The purpose of the Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012, H.R. 4221, which I introduced together with Rep. Bobby Rush on March 20th, is to address this important component of U.S.-Africa trade by increasing U.S. exports to

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      As noted by AllAfrica.com on April 17, 2012, "The purpose of the Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012, H.R. 4221, which I introduced together with Rep. Bobby Rush on March 20th, is to address this important component of U.S.-Africa trade by increasing U.S. exports to " (http://allafrica.com/stories/201204171292.html)
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