On Feb. 11, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, will provide the keynote address. As chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Grassley will talk about energy, tax, and competitiveness issues. The senator will also receive ARI's first public policy award for his leadership and support of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.
Congressman Billy Tauzin, R-La., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will provide the keynote address on Feb. 12. He has been invited to speak about the challenges the country faces in developing a balanced energy policy that supports funding for electricity reliability and promoting adequate domestic supplies and energy conservation.
The day will end with private Capitol Hill meetings. Participants will have the opportunity to visit lawmakers who represent their manufacturing facilities in Congress.
Publication date: 12/15/2003