Here's the news release:
Sarasota, FL -- Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-13) announced today that he will hold a town hall meeting next week. The Congressman will meet with constituents to discuss health care, jobs and the economy in Sarasota on Friday, September 11, 2009.Buchanan's town hall meeting at Braden River High School drew an estimated 1,500 people last month.
“Congress is debating health care reform legislation,” said Buchanan. “We also need to address the economy. I want to listen to the people and get their ideas and suggestions on how to reduce costs and increase access to affordable health care, grow the economy, and create jobs. “
This is the ninth in a series of town meetings Buchanan has held throughout the district this year to give his constituents a chance to express their views on federal issues.
The town meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m.at the city owned Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall located at 777 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.
Please rsvp by calling the Sarasota office at 941.951.6643.