Spotlight On Your State: Alabama
What Fast Track means for states
- Legislation - House Resolution 121 - Urging Fast Track Replacement
International trade agreements can bind state policies to restrictive government procurement rules.
- Alabama is NOT bound by the restrictive government procurement rules of any international trade agreement - good news for Alabama taxpayers!
Under the WTO GATS state policies can be bound to international rules on service-sectors
- Article - "Zoning laws for sale? Wal-Mart backs a trade treaty that undercuts local authority," [The Huntsville Times, December 16, 2005]