Joplin Chamber President to Testify

7 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, July 19 2011 Jul 19, 2011 Tuesday, July 19, 2011 9:49:00 AM CDT July 19, 2011 in News
By: Tayler Overschmidt

JOPLIN - Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce president Rob O'Brian will testify Tuesday before the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C. regarding federal disaster response.

Officials said the goal of the hearing is to assess response and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the 2011 spring storms, tornadoes and floods. Other witnesses at the hearing will include representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi and Arkansas Departments of Emergency Management.

The hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Central Daylight Time. A live stream of the hearing is available online here.

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