By the end of next week, Senator Kay Hagan will have topped the number of days Elizabeth Dole spent in North Carolina in 2006 and will be closing in on the number of days Dole spent in North Carolina in 2005. But, enough of looking back! Let's look ahead at Senator Hagan's upcoming week in our fair state.On Tuesday, she will be in Raleigh to speak at the 2009 Biotech Conference, sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Development.
Senator Hagan will discuss the importance of the biotech industry to North Carolina’s long term economic growth.
On Wednesday afternoon, Senator Hagan will be in Greensboro to tour the Industries of the Blind. Industries of the Blind employs people who are blind or severely disabled with the goal of helping them achieve economic and personal independence. Among the products manufactured at the site are new hydration systems, apparel for the military and some protective equipment.