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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) issued the following statement on Senate consideration of U.S. Trade Agreements With Panama, South Korea and Colombia:

“My colleagues and I have been pushing for the President to send these fair-trade agreements over to us for ratification for more than two years. Hundreds of thousands of jobs can be created in America if we take steps to increase our exports.  In fact, it is estimated that these three pacts could create over 250,000 jobs here at home,” Boozman said. “The Panama, South Korea and Colombia pacts are a perfect example of where both sides can find common-ground to stimulate our sluggish economy.  With that in mind, it is difficult to understand how these trade agreements languished on the President’s desk for that long, especially in light of our current economic situation.”