Contact: Maureen Brookes, Friends Committee on National Legislation, 202-903-2530, Maureen@fcnl.org
WASHINGTON, July 12 /Standard Newswire/ -- A broad bi-partisan coalition from both chambers of Congress will join together today to celebrate the first "green" building on Capitol Hill and talk about legislative efforts to advance green building construction in the United States.
To date, 28 Members of Congress have confirmed they plan to attend, including Senators Bingaman (NM), Boxer (CA), Klobuchar (MN), Lautenberg (NJ), and Sanders (VT). Also attending are Representatives Roscoe Bartlett (MD), Judy Biggert (IL), Earl Blumenauer (OR), Henry Brown (SC), Lois Capps (CA), John Dingell (MI), Mike Doyle (PA), Wayne Gilchrest (MD), Ralph Hall (TX), Maurice Hinchey (NY), Rush Holt (NJ), Darlene Hooley (OR), Jay Inslee (WA), Ed Markey (MA), Jim McDermott (WA), Charlie Melancon (LA), Bill Pascrell (NJ), Ed Perlmutter (CO), Linda Sanchez (CA), Jim Saxton (NJ), Jan Schakowsky (IL), Hilda Solis (CA), Albert Wynn (MD).
Members of Congress will make remarks on measures to cut
Event Details ---
What: Bi-partisan Congressional Delegation Celebrates FCNL "Green" Building
When: Thursday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m.
Where: FCNL Headquarters (across the street from
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