Sen. Carper Discusses Job Growth with Delaware Business Leaders

WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) invited two local Delaware business leaders to join a Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee Meeting in Washington, DC. Representatives of Incyte Corporation and Computer Aid Inc. (CAI). joined a handful of other small- and medium-sized company representatives from across the United States that have done well and contributed to job growth – despite a sluggish economy. At the meeting, the company representatives and Senators, including Sen. Carper and Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), discussed how these businesses are strengthening local economies, creating jobs, and how their efforts may be replicated nationally.

Sen. Carper has released video and audio footage of his post-meeting conversation with representatives from both Incyte and CAI:

Ed. Note: On video from left: Mr. David Hastings, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Inycte Corporation; Mr. Frank “Skip” Pennella, Director of External Affairs, Computer Aid Inc. (CAI), Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.)

About the Senate Democratic Steering & Outreach Committee

The Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee facilitates an ongoing conversation between Senate Democrats and the American public. Each year, the Steering and Outreach Committee hosts several meetings with advocates, policy experts, business leaders, elected officials, and community leaders to discuss key priorities and enlist their help in the development of the Democratic agenda in the Senate. These meetings are open forums for discussion between members of communities around the country and members of the Democratic Caucus.