US Commerce Secretary visiting Anchorage tomorrow, Jan 15


Jan 14, 2010

This just in…
by The Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke plans to discuss trade and rural development opportunities when he visits Anchorage this week. 

Friday’s trip with U.S. Sen. Mark Begich also is set to include a meeting with officials aimed at raising awareness of the upcoming 2010 Census. There’s a lot at stake with the decennial count, which helps decide federal representation and funding.

Begich’s office says the visit comes just weeks before the first count of the census begins in Alaska.

WHO: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D-AK)

EVENT DETAILS: 9:00 A.M.Fri., Jan. 15, 2010

Roundtable Discussion with Alaska Business Leaders on Trade Expansion
Captain Cook Hotel
Endeavor Room
939 W. 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

11:45 A.M.Fri., Jan. 15, 2010

Anchorage Census Office Tour and Complete Count Committee (CCC) Meeting
Census Office
Airport Business Park
2000 W. International Rd., Suite C-6
Anchorage, AK 99502


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