Shoe importers push to cut U.S. tariffs

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Shoe companies like Payless are lobbying to end the tarriffs on shoes, which the retailer says can be as high as 67 percent, said the Los Angeles Times.

The tariffs were put in place to protect U.S. shoe manufacturers after the Great Depression, which most footwear was made in this country. But now 90 percent of shoes are made overseas and the tariffs remain, said the Times in a report.

Read more at the Los Angles Times.