State legislators host health care discussions in Spokane

Two events in Spokane will explain House Republican proposals

Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, will host two October town halls in Spokane focused on health care. Rep. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, the lead Republican on the House Health Care and Wellness Committee, will present his plan to attendees. Citizens will then have an opportunity to ask questions of Ericksen and Parker.

“After visiting with thousands of constituents throughout the summer, I can say unequivocally that health care reform is on everyone’s minds,” Parker said. “I have heard from many constituents who are dealing with high costs, losing insurance when they lose their jobs and need more options. That is why I supported our solutions during the last legislative session. I will continue to work for responsible and effective health care reform and look forward to hearing from citizens about the plan.”

The town halls will be:

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Mead High School auditorium
302 W. Hastings Rd.

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2-5 p.m.
Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC)
2316 W. 1st Avenue

“The proposals I support would provide more options for the uninsured, working individuals and families,” Parker said. “I don’t support a government-run plan that will reduce choice and quality of care, while increasing bureaucracy. However, we can implement reforms at the state level to reduce costs and increase access.”

There is no RSVP required for the event.

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For more information contact: Sarah Lamb, Public Information Officer: (360)786-7720

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Washington State House Republican Communications
houserepublicans.wa.gov