Sen. Expects Worker Assistance Deal Soon In Trade Row

Law360, New York (September 21, 2011, 5:39 PM EDT) -- Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., D-Pa., said Wednesday he expected an extension of a worker assistance program that Democrats have set as a condition for moving ahead on stalled free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia to pass "very soon."

The chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee remained positive on the prospects of retroactively extending the trade adjustment assistance program through 2013 with an amendment introduced Tuesday while calling for the country to strive to come up with a comprehensive trade policy...
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