• Ebony Magazine names Representative James L. Thomas to its annual list: The 100+ MOST Influential Blacks.
  • Fannie Mae sponsors its second annual symposium for the Committee on Housing, coinciding with NBCSL’s 5th Annual Gala and a Committee on Telecommunications symposium on Tauzin-Dingell legislation.
  • NBCSL/Douglass Policy Institute symposium, African Americans & The U.S. Energy Infrastructure, is held in Houston, hosted by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
  • With assistance from Eli Lilly, the Committee on Health meets in Indianapolis, Indiana, to examine mental health issues.
  • 25th Annual NBCSL Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.