Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Republican state legislators to host town hall

Posted By on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 4:09 PM

Sen. Kent Lambert
  • Sen. Kent Lambert

Rep. Bob Gardner

This coming Saturday, Rep. Bob Gardner is partnering with Sen. Kent Lambert, both Republicans, to host a town hall to discuss the current session of the state Legislature.

You know, catch up faithful citizens on what bills have passed, what bills have been killed, what they're hoping to still accomplish, and what budgetary challenges still face the state — those sorts of things.

It's a good time for some reflection and discussion as the Legislature has passed the halfway mark, with the Long Bill still to be hammered out.

The town hall will be held at Sen. Keith King's charter school, Colorado Springs Early Colleges, at 4435 N. Chestnut St. If you've never been to the school, just look for the Colorado Technical University as the school is located on that property.

The meeting begins at 2:00 p.m.

The full press release:

State Senator Kent Lambert and State Representative Bob Gardner announced that they would jointly conduct a Town Hall Meeting Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at Colorado Springs Early Colleges, 4435 N. Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs Colorado. Early Colleges is located at Colorado Technical University.

The Colorado General Assembly has passed the half way mark. The Long Bill (the State Budget) will soon be introduced and Senator Lambert, a Member of the Joint Budget will give an update on the State Senate and the State’s Budget and Representative Gardner, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and a Member of the Appropriations Committee will give an update on the State House and the Appropriations Committee.

Senator Lambert represents Senate District 9 in Northwest El Paso County and Representative Gardner represents State House District 21 in Southwest El Paso and Fremont Counties.

For more information please contact Sarah Brittain Jack at 213-9681 or Kay Rendleman at 331-5502.

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