Monday, April 13 at 11:30 a.m. — The Senator will deliver remarks at a press conference announcing an $18.8 million dollar grant to fund a new job training program with local partners. Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has been awarded a three-year, $18.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to work with local partners in providing job training and intensive case management to Delawareans who receive food benefits and have limited job skills or work experience. Delaware is one of 10 states to receive the competitive grants seeking collaborative ways to move people into employment. Central Baptist Church, 839 Pine Street, Wilmington, DE. – Open to press. Contact: Jill Fredel (DHSS) at 302-357-7498.
Tuesday, April 14 at 2:15 p.m. – The Senator will attend a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to mark up the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015. This bill would allow Congress to review a potential nuclear agreement made with Iran. Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419, Washington, D.C. – Open to press. Contact: Sean Coit at 202-224-0351.
Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m. – The Senator will attend the French Congressional Caucus Reception. The French ambassador has invited all members of the 114th Congress in addition to the members of the French Caucus and representatives of French companies who have invested in the United States to attend this reception. French Embassy, 2221 Kalorama Road NW, Washington, D.C. – Closed to press.
Wednesday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m. – The Senator will attend Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing entitled “American Food Aid: Why Reform Matters.” Witnesses include Ms. Dina Esposito, Director of the Office of Food for Peace, United States Agency for International Development, Mr. David Ray, Vice President for Policy and Advocacy, CARE USA, Dr. Vincent Smith, Professor of Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University, and Dr. Stephanie Mercier, Senior Policy Advisor, Farm Journal Foundation. Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419, Washington, D.C. – Open to press. Contact: Contact: Sean Coit at 202-224-0351.
Wednesday, April 15 at 12 p.m. — The Senator will be recognized by Delaware’s delegation of the Biotechnology Industry Organization as Legislator of the Year. BIO is the largest trade organization representing the biotechnology industry in the United States and around the world. Russell Senate Office Building, Room 119, Washington, D.C. – Closed to press.
Thursday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m. — The Senator will attend the 27th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner. Each year, approximately 2,000 fire and emergency officials participate in the CFSI's National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and Seminars Program. Washington Hilton, International Ballroom, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. – Open to press. Contact: National Fire and Emergency Services’ Sean Carroll at 202-371-1277.
Friday, April 17 at 6 p.m. – The Senator will attend the Delaware Humane Society’s Patron Party. The Senator is an honorary co-chair of this event for the Delaware Humane Association, a non-profit no-kill animal care and adoption center serving Delaware since 1957. Closed to press.