Lawmakers Support Trade Deal With European Union

A trade deal between the European Union and the United States could generate up to $17 billion annually in gross product for Texas and create as many as 166,000 new jobs, according to a study released Wednesday by The Perryman Group, an economic and financial analysis firm, on the potential business benefits a deal would bring to the state.

“With all of the acrimony and partisanship in Congress, this is one of the great issues we can all come together on,” U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, said at a press conference Wednesday. 

McCaul, along with state lawmakers, including ...

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