On March 9, R. Craig Silvertooth, NRCA's director of federal
affairs, and I joined guests invited to the White House to witness
the signing of the economic stimulus legislation. President Bush
signed the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002,
supported by NRCA, in the Rose Garden.
About 100 people attended the event, including Vice President
Dick Cheney, House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.), Senate Majority
Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott
(R-Miss.). Attending Cabinet officials included Secretary of the
Treasury Paul O'Neill and Secretary of Commerce Don Evans.
Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao and her senior staff also were
present providing an excellent opportunity to discuss the
Department of Labor's (DOL's) agenda for the coming year.
NRCA member attends...
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