Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., was honored--along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and artist Kelly Clarkson--at the Recording Academy's Grammys on the Hill event. The honor

Just last month, now former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., was honored--along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and artist Kelly Clarkson--at the Recording Academy's Grammys on the Hill event. The honors were presented to those who have improved the overall environment for the music community. The day before his award, Billboard met with Foley in his Capitol Hill office to ask him about his recent work for the music industry. The following is the Billboard Sept. 5, 2006, unedited interview with Foley.