Jay to join roundtables on student loans, vets
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., will participate in two roundtable discussions this week during a statewide tour.
One discussion will focus on rising student loan debt. It is set for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Erickson Alumni Center at West Virginia University in Morgantown.
The other discussion will focus on mental health resources for veterans. It is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at the City of Parkersburg Municipal Building.
Rockefeller will kick off the tour Wednesday evening with an address to the 2013 Teaming to Win/Small Business Administration awards dinner in Morgantown. The senator will give an address on Thursday to cadets at the Mountaineer Challenge Academy in Kingwood.
On Friday, Rockefeller will award the Congressional Badge of Bravery to seven deputy U.S. marshals during a ceremony in Clarksburg.