Shaheen to talk business and economics at Feb. 18 BIA luncheon

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen will be in Manchester Feb. 18 to talk business.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen will be in Manchester Feb. 18 to talk business.

MANCHESTER, NH – U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, will be in Manchester Feb. 18 for a briefing during a Business and Industry Association event to talk about current issues facing New Hampshire and the nation, and how NH’s business community will be affected.

Shaheen will deliver prepared remarks during the BIA luncheon event at the Radisson Hotel, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with the formal program commencing at noon. Shaheen is expected to touch on topics such as the current energy crisis, the economy and job growth, fiscal responsibility and the President’s $4 trillion budget proposal, health care, education and more.

She is also expected to field questions from the audience.

Screen Shot 2015-02-09 at 8.19.59 PMThe luncheon is sponsored by BAE Systems, Bank of America, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, Eastern Bank, FairPoint Communications Inc., Fidelity Investments, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, McLane Graf Raulerson and Middleton PA, NextEra Energy and Unitil.

Cost to attend the luncheon is $35 for BIA and Capitol Connect members and $49 for future members. To register, visit Call 603.224.5388 x116 for information.

About The Business and Industry Association

BIA is New Hampshire’s statewide chamber of commerce and leading business advocate. Through advocacy with state legislators and regulators, we shape business-friendly public policy and provide counterbalance to legislation and regulations that threaten the growth and prosperity of New Hampshire business.

The BIA is New Hampshire’s only broad-based, business advocacy organization. We monitor and respond to many issues that arise each year that directly impact businesses of all industries and sizes, providing them a direct connection to the legislative process

The BIA represents more than 400 members in a variety of industries, including advanced manufacturing, high technology, professional services, financial services, health care, hospitality and tourism, public utilities, higher education and insurance. Member firms employ 86,000 people throughout the state, which represents one in eight jobs, and contribute $4.5 billion annually to the state’s economy.


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