OCTOBER 7, 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 Arlington.

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

WHAT:           Health Care Reform Town Hall

WHEN:           6:30PM; Monday, October 12, 2009

WHERE:        Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Avenue

 

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, “We are embarking on an historic debate on a long-overdue effort to reform our nation’s health care system.  It is important for me to present the case for this vital legislation to my constituents and listen to their thoughts and concerns as the House is preparing to vote.”