OCTOBER 15, 2009: MARKEY TO HOST HEALTH CARE REFORM TOWN HALL MEETING

MEDFORD, MA.U.S. Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, today announced that he will host a health care reform town hall meeting this Monday evening in Natick.

 WHO:             Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Malden)

 WHAT:           Health Care Reform Town Hall

 WHEN:           7:00PM; Monday, October 19, 2009

 WHERE:        Wilson Middle School Auditorium

22 Rutledge St., Natick

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is one of three committees with jurisdiction over health care policy, and in the coming weeks, Rep. Markey will join with other members of the House to consider landmark health care reform legislation. 

Rep. Markey said, “As Congress continues to make progress on a long-overdue effort to reform our nation’s health care system, it is important for me to continue to present the case for this vital legislation to my constituents.  I look forward to holding a conversation with my constituents about their thoughts and concerns as the House prepares to take up this historic legislation.”