Sen. Lautenberg to Hold NYC Briefing on Doing Business with States that Sponsor Terrorism

April 22, 2004

U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg and New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr. will host a press conference today, April 22, at 1:30 PM, to announce an amendment to the upcoming FSC-ETI bill to close a loophole that allows U.S. companies to do business with countries that sponsor terrorism through offshore, shell corporations.

Comptroller Thompson is leading the fight on behalf of NYPD and FDNY unions to urge companies to stop doing business with terror states through foreign subsidiaries.

The bulletin gave the following details:

WHO: Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg
New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr.
NYC Police Union Representative (TBA)
NYC Firefighter Union Representative (TBA)

WHEN: Thursday, April 22, 2004 at 1:30 PM

WHERE: Room SC-6 of the U.S. Capitol

Note: Satellite News Feed Will be Available Thursday April 22nd at 4:15PM at galaxy 3, transponder 7, downlink frequency 3840 standard audio 6.2 and 6.8. It is a C-band satellite.

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