2009 Mission to Washington

Sunday, March 1, 2009 to Thursday, March 5, 2009
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.  20001
Reservations: 800-321-3010

Thanks to all of our participants for another successful PNWA Mission to Washington, DC!



John Gray, Senior Vice President, Policy & Economics, American Association of Railroads
Funding Freight Transportaion Needs

John Horsley, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
Highway Funding in 2009 & Beyond: The States' Perspective

Pete Luisa, Program Development, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Creating the Corps Budget

Frank Casey, Director, Conservation Economics Program, Defenders of Wildlife
Kemper McMaster, Director of Business Development, Wildlands of Washington
Economic and Environmental Sustainability: Working with New Partners and New Incentives

Taste the Northwest Capitol Hill Reception

Thank you to all of our DC friends who attended our signature event. We had over 300 people in attendance, and appreciate that everyone took the time to join us and to sample the great flavors of the Northwest!

PNWA will again be hosting our signature Taste the Northwest Capitol Hill Receptionin one of the nicest and most historic rooms in the Senate, Russell 325. In addition to party caucuses, this room has been home to many notable events, specifically the following major public hearings:

1912 Sinking of the Titanic
1923–1924 Teapot Dome Oil Reserves
1932–1934 Wall Street Banking Practices
1941–1947 World War II National Defense Program
1950–1951 Organized Crime
1954 Army-McCarthy Dispute
1957–1958 Labor Union Racketeering
1966 Vietnam War
1973 Watergate Break-In
1974 Vice Presidential Nomination of Nelson A. Rockefeller
1987 Iran Contra Affair
1991 Supreme Court Nomination of Clarence Thomas

We look forward to seeing you there!


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