WASHINGTON — The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce, a local trade association, has garnered support from some House lawmakers to form an official “Fashion Caucus” on Capitol Hill to give a voice to the industry’s issues and help shape policy.
Christine Brooks-Cropper, president of the group, which was incorporated here in November 2007, said it is spearheading an effort to create a caucus of lawmakers in Congress to vet the industry’s issues and ideally create a voting bloc to pass or defeat legislation impacting the national fashion industry.
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