Interview with Africa subcommittee member Tom Garrett

U.S. Representative Tom Garrett was elected last November from the Fifth Congressional District of Virginia, and the freshman was assigned seats on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations. Garrett, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Balkans in the 1990s, has a …

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AGOA reauthorization bills introduced in U.S. Congress

Bills to reauthorize the African Growth and Opportunity Act have been introduced in both chambers of the U.S. Congress. Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, submitted H.R. 1891, the “AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015,” on April 17. The bill was referred to Ryan’s committee (which has jurisdiction …

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