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    Minority-Owned Businesses

    Harry Alford talked about the status of minority-owned businesses in the U.S., as well as the possible impact of proposed environmental and financial regulations on minority communities.

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    Greenhouse Gas Regulations and Energy Costs

    Environmental experts testified on the potential impact on energy costs of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations on coal-fired power plants.

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    News Conference on Gun Control

    African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate…

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    U.S. Economy and the African-American Community

    Representative Allan West (R-FL) other African American Republican leaders talked about ways to help small businesses in the African-American community. They focused on starting businesses,…

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    Small Business Growth

    Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Chairman Landrieu held a roundtable titled “Investing in Small Business: Jumpstarting the Engines of Our Economy.” The roundtable…

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    Business Recovery in Louisiana

    Panelists talked about business recovery efforts two years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Topics included economic development, environmental issues, Louisiana’s refinery capacity, small business…

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    Hurricane Katrina Evacuees Response

    The Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina held a hearing titled “Hurricane Katrina: Voices from Inside the Storm.” During the…

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    Medicare Legislation

    Senators and others spoke about the Medicare legislation that was passed earlier in the day and how it will affect senior citizens, focusing on measures that would help minorities and rural…

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    Corporate Accountability

    In one of eight break-out (concurrent) sessions at an economic forum hosted by the White House, President Bush, business leaders, and others talked about the state of the U.S. economy,…

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    International Trade

    Participants discussed increased trade and investment between the United Sates and sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

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    Minority Business Issues

    Ms. Sailor moderated the session and introduced a videotaped message from President Bush to the Chamber. She and other administration officials talked about policy toward minority-owned…

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    Eliminating Brownfields

    Environmental experts, government officials and others talked about national efforts to redevelop industrial sites known as “brownfields,” and potential legislation designed to reform…

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    Republican Agenda

    Republican state party chairpersons met to talk about Republican issues, including grassroots efforts to expand the party. Speakers included current and former elected officials, Republican…

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    Affordable Housing and Economic Development

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    Electronic Commerce and Black-Owned Businesses

    A panel of experts talked about the use of Internet electronic commerce in black-owned businesses. After their prepared remarks, they answered questions from the audience.

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    Bush Presidential Campaign

    Mr. Alford talked about his decision to support Texas Governor George W. Bush in the presidential election and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Global Climate Treaty

    Leaders of minority organizations briefed reporters on a recently released report on the United Nations global climate treaty. The report concluded that the treaty, also known as the Kyoto…

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    Brownfields Redevelopment Conference

    Mr. Kovacs talked about the National Black Chamber of Commerce, which has as its mission the empowerment of African-Americans in the business community. He explained Title VI of the Civil…

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    Responsibilities of Elected Officials

    Elected officials, attorneys and writers gathered to discuss the duties and obligations of elected officials in the African-American community.

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