Senate Inaction Sinks Trade Preference Programs
Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Bob Casey, D-Pa., on Thursday failed in two attempts to extend the Andean program, which provides trade benefits for Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, and the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which aids workers who have lost their jobs due to international trade.
The first attempt would let the programs run through June 2012, and the second would see them...
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