Congressman Ted Poe will give the closing conference address at the New York State Crime Victims Board 2006 Conference taking place in Rochester, NY. He will speak about his innovative sentences as a former felony court judge and the work he does in Congress on behalf of victims. Poe will also discuss his recent efforts to protect Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding.

Poe, a lifelong advocate for victims has twice spearheaded the effort to save VOCA funding in Congress. Poe also co-founded and co-chairs the Congressional Victims Rights Caucus. Poe has over 22 years experience dealing with criminal cases as a felony court judge and a prosecutor and is a leading authority on crime, justice, and childrens issues.

The New York State Crime Victims Board provides financial assistance to eligible innocent victims of crime.

WHEN: Thursday April 20, 2006
6:00 pm

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Rochester
125 East Main Street
Rochester, NY