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Letter to ILG president Mazur from Senate Majority Leader Richard Gephardt expressing commitment to worker and environmental protections, dissatisfaction with current status of NAFTA negotiations, July 30, 1992, with text of speech to the Institute for International Economics; letter from SEIU president John Sweeney to Citicorp, discussing opposition to NAFTA, July 29, 1992; press advisory from NY State Senator William Stachowski, re upcoming presentation of NYS Senate Democratic Task Force Report on the U.S.-Mexican Free Trade Agreement, August 14, 1992; Public Citizen memorandum to state legislators re General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) superceding state law, April 3, 1992; testimony by ILGWU vp Nick Bonanno before the Trade Policy Staff Committee, August 29, 1991; testimony by ILGWU director of research Starobin, "Economic Effects of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the U.S. Apparel Industry," before the Trade Policy Staff Committee, August 29, 1991, with cover letter to ILG president Mazur; testimony by ILGWU director of research Starobin on U.S.-Mexican Free Trade Agreement before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, May 7, 1992; letter from ILG director of research Starobin to Canadian member of Parliament re trade issues, June 23, 1992; invitation to ILG president Mazur to testify at NYS Senate hearings sponsored by the Democratic task force, April 13, 1992, with notice of public hearing outlining possible impacts on environmental, agricultural, wage, and other concerns; revised draft, "Toward a Community of the Americas," with cover letter to commissioners on the Latin American Task Force, from the NYS Industrial Cooperation Council, May 4, 1992; press release/statement from Clinton/Gore campaign, July 27, 1992; memo from ILG to NYC Central Labor Council affiliates calling for every member to sign a petition (attached) against NAFTA , July 2, 1993, with list of NYC Congressional delegation; memo from ILG president Mazur to all vice presidents and affiliates, calling for protests against NAFTA, December 1992; letter to ILG president Mazur from author of article (attached) published in George Washington Journal of International Law, March 19, 1992; direct-mail solicitation for newsletter, "U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Reporter," with list of subscribers

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