Senator Bernie Sanders Addresses Trade Agreement Concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 16, 2007
6:06 PM

CONTACT: Senator Bernie Sanders
Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141

 
Senator Bernie Sanders Addresses Trade Agreement Concerns
 

WASHINGTON - May 16 -U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders, Byron Dorgan, Debbie Stabenow, and Sherrod Brown will hold a press conference Thursday, May 17 at 11:45 a.m. in the Senate Radio-TV Gallery to address concerns regarding recent trade negotiations between Congress and the White House.

The Senators will release new criteria supported by a key block of U.S. Senators to be included in future trade agreements.

They will also discuss the changed environment in Congress for Senate consideration of newly negotiated trade agreements and the outlook for pending Free Trade Agreements.
Details follow:
WHO: U.S. Senators Byron Dorgan (D-ND), Stabenow (D-MI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

WHAT: Press Conference

WHEN: 11:45 AM, Thursday, May 17, 2007

WHERE: Senate Radio-TV Gallery, Room S-325, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC

WHY: Address concerns over new trade negotiations, release new criteria that a key block of U.S. Senators will insist upon for future trade agreements, and to discuss the new environment in Congress for consideration of newly negotiated trade agreements.

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