2005 NEWS RELEASES, PRESS ADVISORIES AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

USCCR to Hold Voting Rights Act Briefing

Experts to Offer Insight as Congress Considers Reauthorization

WHAT:

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent, bipartisan agency charged with monitoring and protecting civil rights, will hold a briefing on the advantages and disadvantages of renewing expiring provisions of the Voting Rights Act.

WHEN:

Friday, October 7, 2005, 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:

U.S. House of Representatives
2226 Rayburn Building
Washington, DC 20515

10/03/05