Monday, June 22 at 9 a.m. — The Senator will host Ex-Im Bank Chairman and President Fred Hochberg and will visit with New Castle-based companies Voight & Schweitzer as well as Acrow Bridge. They will discuss the importance of the Ex-Im Bank and how they continue to assist small businesses by filling gaps in private export financing. Voight & Schweitzer, 511 Carroll Drive, New Castle, DE. Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302.650.7858.
Tuesday, June 23 at 10 a.m. — The Senator will attend an Appropriations subcommittee hearing of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development subcommittee. Senate Dirksen 128, Washington, D.C. Open to press. Contact Sean Coit at 202.224.0351.
Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m. — The Senator will attend the Appropriations subcommittee of Financial Services and General Government hearing on the recent Office of Personnel Management data breach. Senate Dirksen 125, Washington, D.C. Open to press. Contact Sean Coit at 202.224.0351.
Tuesday, June 23 at 2 p.m. — The Senator will host a briefing of Human Rights Caucus “The Crisis in Sudan: Prospects for Justice and Peace.” March 2015 marked ten years since the UN Security Council referred the situation in Sudan to the International Criminal Court (ICC). In 2003-2004, the Sudanese government and Janjaweed militias pursued an ethnic cleansing campaign in the Darfur region that claimed an estimated 300,000 lives and displaced over 2 million people. Senate Russell 188, Washington, D.C. Open to press. Contact Sean Coit at 202.224.0351.
Tuesday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m. — The Senator will deliver remarks to Hill interns as part of the Summer Intern Lecture Series. The series is hosted by the Senate and House Rules Committees and provides an opportunity for interns to hear from prominent political figures. Speakers typically share details about their personal experiences, advice for interns, and take questions. The speakers are made up of Members of Congress, journalists, Cabinet Secretaries, administration officials, and Supreme Court Justices. Senate Visitors Center 212-10. Event is closed to press.
Wednesday, June 24 at 9 a.m. – The Senator will attend a steering committee on voting rights. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The discussion will bring together civil rights and advocacy groups to discuss ways to reduce barriers in voter registration and turnout, as well as the Voting Rights Amendment Act, the legislative response to the 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder.” Senate Room 207 Mansfield Room, Washington, DC. Open to press. Contact Sean Coit at 202.224.0351.
Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. – The Senator will deliver remarks at the opening dinner of the Railroad Council Convention. Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, MD. Event is not open to press.
Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. The Senator will attend the Lessons & Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement - Conversations with Congressman John Lewis and Peggy Wallace Kennedy. Honorary co-hosts include Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL). This evening offers an opportunity to continue Congressional conversations on lessons and legacies from the spiritual energies of the civil rights movement. House Visitors Center, Washington, DC. Open to press.