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International trade deal could bring jobs
International trade attorneys Thad McBride, left, and Samar Ali field questions at Thursday's meeting of the Rotary Club of McMinnville.
The massive international trade deal known at the Trans-Pacific Partnership could cost Warren countians their jobs or it could raise local workers to a brighter, more secure future. It all depends on how well we prepare.That was one of the prospects presented by two international trade attorneys speaking at The Rotary Club of McMinnville and in a public radio WCPI 91.3 interview. Fortunately for hometown individuals and families, education and skill training needed to meet global competition is already available.Thad McBride, a partner at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, and Samar Ali, of counsel with that law firm, addressed the Noon Rotary Club last Thursday.