Arkansans tell Trump: Do no harm to trading

Hutchinson, firms say pact with Canada, Mexico crucial

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Turkey farmer Jeff Lindsey (right) greets Gov. Asa Hutchinson during a conference on the North American Free Trade Agreement in Rogers. Lindsey said the uncertainty in U.S. trade negotiations with Mexico and Canada makes him worry about his family’s future.

\Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas business leaders on Tuesday sent a unified message to the Trump administration about pending trade negotiations: Change is fine, but do no harm to the state's trading relationships with Mexico and Canada.

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