A Fast Track Authority bill was introduced as expected last week in the US Senate. If passed, it would allow President Obama to move trade legislation-specifically the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) with little discussion in Congress. Local leaders from Boulder County and from Ft. Collins hosted a press conference to take issue with the proposal. KGNU was one of two media outlets who turned out.
Critics of Fast Track and the TPP march on the 16th Street Mall in Denver during the Global Day of Action Against the TPP that took place in over 700 cities across the world on April 18th: