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September 2, 2009
Larson holding health care forum today in West Hartford
Press release from U.S. Rep. John Larson, the East Hartford Democrat whose 1st District includes Bristol:
Today, Larson to Host Public Forum on Health Care Reform
Hartford, CT-U.S. Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, will host a public forum to discuss the state of our nation’s health care system at the West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium on Wednesday, September 2ndfrom 5:30pm-7:30pm.
At the forum, Congressman Larson will be joined by Judith Stein, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Brenda Kelley, Connecticut Director of the AARP, Kevin Galvin, small business owner and chairman of Small Businesses for Health Care Reform, and Dr. Lisa Sanders, Primary care physician, Yale University Faculty, and member of Doctors for America.
Last week, Congressman Larson held a telephone town hall with about 4,000 constituents to discuss the need for health care reform. Wednesday’s forum will be the tenth public forum meeting, and fourth on health care, hosted by Congressman Larson this year.
WHAT: Public Forum on Health Care Reform
WHO: U.S. Congressman John B. Larson
Judith Stein, Center for Medicare Advocacy
Brenda Kelley, AARP
Kevin Galvin, Small Business Owner and Small Businesses for Health Care Reform
WHEN: September 2nd2009 5:30pm-7:30pm
WHERE: West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium
50 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT
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