Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trans-Pacific Partnership: a win for Iowa

By Dana Melcher, Corridor Communications Intern As mentioned in last month’s Stakeholder Memo, I have recently taken an interest in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. After years of discussion, negotiators finalized the deal in October. On Nov. 5 President Obama notified Congress that he will sign the trade deal, which gives a window of 90 days for […]


What Happens When You Google the Trans-Pacific Partnership

By Dana Melcher, Corridor Communications Intern As other college students celebrated their first day of Thanksgiving break by sleeping in, I was in attendance at the Agriculture and Bioscience Issues Forum, part of the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Caucus Federal Issues Series. Had you asked me a year ago if I would be interested in […]