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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TODAY: #SKILLSAct Press Conference at Northern Virginia Community College

Today at 11:15 a.m. EST, House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) will join Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Republicans to tour the automotive program at the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) in Alexandria and hold a press conference on this week’s House vote on the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act.

WHO:            Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA)
                       Chairman John Kline (R-MN)
                       Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
                       Representative Susan Brooks (R-IN)
                       NOVA President Dr. Robert G. Templin Jr.
                       Associate VP for Workforce Development Lorinzo Foxworth
                       Dean of Science, Technology and Business Dr. Bruce Bowman
WHAT:          SKILLS Act Press Conference
WHEN:          Thursday, March 14, 2013
                        11:15 a.m. EST - Tour
                        11:30 a.m. EST - Press Conference
                        (Media must be pre-set by 11:00 a.m.)
WHERE:        Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Campus
                         Engineering Building
                         3001 North Beauregard Street
                         Alexandria, VA 22311

NOTES:         Parking for satellite trucks will be available but must be reserved. Multbox provided     
                        at media riser. Cable run about 75-100 yards.
RSVP:            Media planning to cover must RSVP with Brian Newell at

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