84Mar 9, 2009
Trade Representative Nomination Hearing
The Senate Finance committee held a hearing on the nomination of former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk to be U.S. Trade Representative. He is also the former Texas secretary of state. Among the ...
263Dec 19, 2008
Obama Labor and Transportation Announcement
President-Elect Barack Obama announced his selection of Representative Hilda Solis as his nominee for secretary of labor, Representative Ray LaHood as secretary of transportation, Ron Kirk as U.S. ...
25May 3, 2007
At the 33rd Annual Convention of the National Conference of Black Mayors a roundtable discussion was held called “Lessons I’ve Learned: Leadership from a Mayors Perspective.”
909Sep 18, 2006
Governor Ann Richards Memorial Service
A memorial service was held for former Texas Governor Ann Richards, who died Wednesday, September 13, at the age of 73. Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk, who was secretary of state for Governor ...
13Apr 29, 2000
Secretary Richardson and others spoke to the conference about the impact of the 2000 census
on black communities. They stressed the importance of all citizens completing their census forms ...
9Mar 21, 2000
Impact of Taxes on the Internet, Day 2
At their final meeting commissioners debated and voted on several recommendations for whether and how to regulate and tax electronic commerce. Among the topics they addressed were closing the ...
9Mar 20, 2000
Impact of Taxes on the Internet
In the final meeting of the commission, participants voted on recommendations they would make to Congress on whether and how to regulate and tax electronic commerce. Among the issues they ...
32Dec 15, 1999
Internet Sales Taxes
The commission heard testimony from elected officials and others about the impact of Internet sales tax proposals on local governments.
20Dec 14, 1999
Internet Sales Taxes
Commission members heard testimony about potential taxation of electronic commerce. They began by discussing various mechanisms and implications for taxation of international Internet trade, ...
2Aug 17, 1999
Medicare and Social Security Roundtable
Representatives Gephardt and Frost talked to senior citizens about the future of Medicare and Social Security. They stated that the Republican tax cut would not help ordinary Americans, and ...
29May 13, 1997
Cities and Abandoned Factory Sites
Vice President Gore and administration officials announced an initiative designed to revitalize abandoned industrial sites, known as brownfields, by awarding special grants and tax incentives to ...
3Aug 5, 1996
1996 Election Perspectives
Mayors Knight and Kirk, co-chairs of the League of Cities task force on the elections, briefed reporters on an education initiative to educate both voters and candidates on the challenges facing ...
127Aug 5, 1996
Washington Monday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
24Aug 11, 1995
United We Stand America Day 1 Part 1
Legislators, other political leaders and various experts talked about issues facing the United States as the next century begins. President Boren talked about making the federal government more ...
35Jun 4, 1995
Dallas Mayor Inaugural Ceremony
After taking the oath of office, Mayor Kirk thanked his family and supporters and spoke about the need for unity to progress into the twentieth century. He is the first African-American mayor ...