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Published December 08, 2010, 04:43 PM

Dorgan to Give Farewell Senate Address Thursday

Senator Byron Dorgan is scheduled to give his farewell Senate address at 1 pm Thursday. Dorgan is retiring from the Senate at the end of his term on January 3. The address will be one of his final appearances on the Senate floor after 30 years as Congressman for North Dakota.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports,

WASHINGTON - Senator Byron Dorgan is scheduled to give his farewell Senate address at 1 pm Thursday. Dorgan is retiring from the Senate at the end of his term on January 3. The address will be one of his final appearances on the Senate floor after 30 years as Congressman for North Dakota.

You can see the address on C-Span 2 or online at dorgan.senate.gov shortly after the address.

Dorgan's speech will review his work for North Dakota during his 18 years in the Senate and 12 years in the House of Representatives. A press release sent Wednesday said Dorgan will discuss America's current and future challenges.

The Senator currently serves as Chairman of the Senate’s Democratic Policy Committee; Committee on Indian Affairs; Energy and Water Development Subcommittee; and Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security. Dorgan is a senior member of the full Appropriations, Commerce and Energy Committees.

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