Secretary Perdue in New Orleans TOMORROW

Sec. Perdue to attend NCBA and visit Port of New Orleans and the Natl. Finance Center
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United States Department of Agriculture

Media Advisory

(Washington, D.C., January 31, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in New Orleans, Louisiana TOMORROW, Friday, February 1st to deliver remarks at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Convention, visit the Port of New Orleans, and visit the National Finance Center. Last week, the National Finance Center (NFC) reached a historic milestone for payroll and personnel processing for retroactive pay to federal employees. The NFC processed over $1.3 million time and attendance transactions, and delivered net pay to over 600,000 employees totaling approximately $5 billion, all within days of the federal government reopening.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending any event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Thursday, January 31st at 5:00 p.m. ET.

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Secretary Perdue to deliver remarks at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Convention.

WHAT: Prior to the remarks, Secretary Perdue will hold a Press Conference at 7:45am CT in room 208. Secretary Perdue will deliver remarks to the convention at 9:30am CT.

WHEN: TOMORROW, February 1st beginning at 7:45am CT.

WHERE: Ernest Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

Secretary Perdue to visit the Port of New Orleans. Following the visit, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, February 1st beginning at 10:25am CT.

WHERE: Port of New Orleans, 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

Secretary Perdue to visit the National Finance Center

WHEN: TOMORROW, February 1st beginning at 12:20pm CT.

WHERE: National Finance Center, 13800 Old Gentilly Rd, New Orleans, LA 70129