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Meridian hosts legislative town hall Wednesday

Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Winder will be joined by other members of the House and Senate leadership as well as Senate and House members representing Meridian for a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Meridian City Hall, 33 E. Broadway.

Lawmakers will hear presentations on keys issues from the city of Meridian, Meridian Chamber of Commerce, Joint School District No. 2, Meridian Development Corporation, and Meridian’s health sciences and technology sector known as The CORE.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our citizens, business leaders and educators to engage with some of Idaho’s top lawmakers,” said Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd in a press release. “We certainly appreciate these government leaders for taking time from their busy schedules to come to Meridian to share ideas and information relevant to our growing community.”

The public is invited to attend the town hall meeting to ask lawmakers questions and offer their opinions on the legislative session.

Legislators attending the town hall meeting:

Senate leadership:
Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg
Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Bonneville (tentative)
Assistant Majority Leader Chuck Winder, R-Boise
Majority Caucus Chair Russ Fulcher, R-Meridian

House leadership:
Majority Caucus Chair John Vander Woude, R-Nampa
Minority Leader John Rusche, D-Nez Perce
Assistant Minority Leader Grant Burgoyne, D-Boise

District 14:
Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian
Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle

District 21:
Rep. Steven Harris, R-Meridian

District 22:
Rep. Jason Monks, R-Meridian

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