WASHINGTON, DC – This morning’s edition of The Hill
, a prominent print and online news source utilized by Congressional offices and other politic-centric organizations, featured an op-ed penned by USA Rice Chairman Dow Brantley.
The piece focuses on the U.S. rice industry’s lack of access to the Cuban market and outlines the need by both countries to restore normalized trade so that Cuba can once again become a major U.S. trading partner. In reference to steps in the right direction, Brantley said, “…we are now at the point where any further progress is dependent on leaders in Congress.” And finally, he called for “additional champions in Congress to continue this momentum.”
The full op-ed can be found here