Landrieu to Chair Hearing on Impact of Manufacturing Closures on Local Small Businesses
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Posted by: Oriana Camacho
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, April 14, United States Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, will hold a hearing in northern Louisiana entitled “Manufacturing Closures in North Louisiana: Impact on Small Businesses and Local Communities.” North Louisiana manufacturing plant closures have cost the region more than 2,000 direct jobs in the last year alone. Sen. Landrieu will tour areas of north Louisiana that have experienced plant closures before the hearing. Witnesses will include local, state and federal officials. A complete witness list and additional details will be available as the hearing nears.
Who: U.S. Senate Small Business Committee Chair Mary Landrieu, D-La.
What: Hearing entitled “Manufacturing Closures in North Louisiana: Impact on Small Businesses and Local Communities.”
When: Tuesday, April 14th
Where: Shreveport Convention Center
400 Caddo St.
Shreveport, LA 71101