CAFTA Damage Report: Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.)

Abandoning a long record of championing smart-growth and pro-conservation land use policies, and snubbing Pennsylvania's working families and small farmers, Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.-6) became a deciding "yes" vote for the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). Constituents in Pennsylvania's 6th District are wondering why Gerlach, whose home state has lost nearly a quarter of its manufacturing jobs since NAFTA, would vote to extend NAFTA to six additional countries.

 

PUBLIC CITIZEN NEWS RELEASES

NEWS ARTICLES ON GERLACH'S BAD CAFTA VOTE

PRESS RELEASES IN RESPONSE TO GERLACH'S VOTE

  • "Congressman Gerlach Votes for Measure to Outsource U.S. Jobs," Moveon.org, July 27, 2005.

CONTACT REPRESENTATIVE GERLACH, AND LET HIM KNOW THAT HIS VOTE TO EXTEND NAFTA TO SIX MORE COUNTRIES WILL NOT GO UNNOTICED!

Call and ask to speak with a Trade Legislative Assistant, and tell them that Representative Gerlach's bad CAFTA vote is not supported by the citizens of Pennsylvania's 6th District!