Washington, D.C. –Tomorrow, October 5, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will hold a human trafficking-related press conference with local elected officials after a tour of the Kristi House’s Emergency Drop-in Shelter. The event will be held at Kristi House, a child victims assistance center, and will serve to raise awareness about the human trafficking problem in Florida and across the country as well as recent government efforts to combat it.
Rubio continues the fight against human trafficking in Washington, urging Congress to re-authorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and pass the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012, a bill he and his colleagues introduced earlier this year. Last week, Rubio commended President Obama’s executive order to fight unknowingly U.S. taxpayer-funded human trafficking in government contracts.
The following event is open to the media:Friday, October 5, 2012
12:15 p.m. EDT
Senator Rubio to hold a media availability with local elected officials.
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