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January 9, 2014

Trade Promotion Authority: Essential to our customers, business and country

In the coming weeks, the U.S. Congress will have the opportunity to take a step that will significantly advance free trade and our economy –renewing Trade Promotion Authority, or TPA.For three decades, U.S. presidents have had the authority to negotiate complex trade deals with other nations, and present the results for an up-or-down vote.  Congress last passed this trade authorization in 2002 and since then, the US has added trade agreements with 16 countries.

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December 9, 2013

We’re Thankful to Those Who Truly Deliver

Each week during November we've spotlighted the men and women on the frontlines - the dedicated team members who don't hesitate to go above and beyond their job descriptions. We are thankful not only for these team members mentioned below, but also for our entire FedEx family - in every corner of the world.

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September 4, 2013

Important Work for Washington Policymakers, and Giving Back to the Community

As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.  

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January 2, 2013

FedEx Helps to Fight Hunger with the Capital Area Food Bank

Imagine a room full of excitement, enthusiasm, and curiosity, which was the ambiance at the Rollingcrest Community Center in Hyattsville, MD with FedEx volunteers who worked with the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) and local school kids to support the CAFB's Weekend Bag Program. These dedicated volunteers assisted during a CAFB demonstration by showing kids how to make a healthy meal with fresh produce, including 'Chef Kim' (Kim Evans, FedEx Services) giving an initial demonstration for everyone to follow. As a result, the kids learned how to make a nutritious fruit salad from ingre

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November 22, 2011

FedEx Teams Up With the Washington Redskins to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner at FedExField

Today, 50 FedEx volunteers will bundle up and head to FedExField outside Washington, D.C.  But they aren’t going to watch a Redskins football game…  

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