Sen. Bennet hosting town hall meeting to discuss economic recovery

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What: Sen. Michael Bennet town hall meeting

When: 11 a.m. Tuesday

Where: Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

• The meeting is open to the public.

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., is scheduled to host a town hall meeting this week in Craig, as part of a Western Slope tour covering economic recovery projects, his office announced Sunday afternoon.

The town hall meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

The first-term senator also will discuss "how the economic recovery plan is helping to create jobs and spur economic growth in small towns and communities across the state," according to a news release.

He also is slated to discuss "his recent Senate efforts to reform education and improve Colorado public schools, expand access to quality, affordable health care, rebuild Colorado's crumbling roads and bridges, and improve forest health," the news release reported.

Bennet will answer questions from area residents, elected officials and community leaders.

Bennet, a Gov. Bill Ritter-appointee, is a member of the Senate agriculture, banking, homeland security and aging committees. He will be appearing Tuesday in five communities on the Western Slope.

His day begins with an 8 a.m. appearance at Steamboat Springs City Hall, 124 10th St., and a 10 a.m. visit to Haven Assisted Living, 300 S. Shelton, in Hayden.

After he finishes the town hall meeting in Craig, at noon, the senator will tour the Craig Veterans Affairs Telehealth Clinic, 551 Tucker St.

His day concludes with town hall meetings at 2 p.m. in Meeker and 5 p.m. in Glenwood Springs.

Joshua Roberts can be reached at 875-1791, or jroberts@craigdailypress.com.

Comments

taxslave 5 years, 5 months ago

Another "appointee" who doesn't know what the heck he's talking about.

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DONTTREADONME 5 years, 5 months ago

another ritter/obama mouthpiece I cant make the meeting but my wife will

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Ray Cartwright 5 years, 5 months ago

I know those people want to be home with their families in the evenings and weekends too, but it would mean more to people that have to work if they could actually attend some of these functions as well. I would love to attend but can't see my way clear to take the time off. At least I have a good job in these tough economic times which is better than a lot of poor souls out there can say.

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DONTTREADONME 5 years, 5 months ago

I can agree with you I have taken a vacation day to hold the TEA PARTY and im goning to take a half day off tomorrow because this is very immportant matters . I have sent numerous emails and phone calls to this politition in general and have not had a single response back from this man not even a mass email that at least he looked at it. so yes im attending both cant afford to take time off but i cant afford not too!!!!!!!!

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Ray Cartwright 5 years, 5 months ago

Could you ask him where he stands on this issue? "Obama Administration Signals Amnesty Push This Year"

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/09/us/politics/09immig.html?_r=3&hp

I would like to know how he is going to vote on this issue and also the Dream Act that was recently reintroduced into the Legislature.

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