Seventh District lawmakers hold telephone town hall meeting, Thursday, Jan.. 31

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Jan. 30, 2013 (Hold for broadcast until Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013)

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Seventh District lawmakers hold telephone town hall meeting tonight (Thursday, Jan. 31)

Legislators: Rep. Joel Kretz, Rep. Shelly Short; (no audio for Sen. John Smith)
Date Recorded: Jan. 30, 2013
Run Time: 67 seconds

SUGGESTED LEAD: Lawmakers in Olympia are beginning to take some important votes in their respective committees. So that’s why Representatives Joel Kretz and Shelly Short, and Senator John Smith want to hear from you. They’re holding a town hall meeting tonight over the telephone. John Sattgast reports from Olympia.   (Voice cut: 7thDistrictTelephoneTownHall-SattgastVoicer-013113.mp3 – Run time :67 seconds)  
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Sattgast: It’s time to pick up the phone tonight and talk with your 7th District legislators. Representative Shelly Short of Addy says a telephone town hall meeting is the best way to connect to the many citizens who live in one of the largest legislative districts in the state.

(Voice cut: Short-TeleforumCLIP1-013113.mp3 – Run time :07 – Out cue: . . .their own homes. )

MP3 File   Short: “We’ve got almost 12 thousand square miles of folks that we represent and it allows them to have a conversation with us in the comfort of their own homes.”
Sattgast: Representative Joel Kretz of Wauconda says it’s very helpful to hear from constituents in the 7th District.   (Voice cut: Kretz-Teleforum-CLIP2-013113.mp3 – Run time :12 – Out cue: . . .hear what’s coming. )

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Kretz: “There’s a lot of issues that we’re looking at in Olympia that will impact people heavily. We’ve always kind of prided ourselves in that folks back home are pretty well up on the issues – more than most districts – and it just helps to be involved and hear what’s coming.”
Sattgast:  Representatives Kretz and Short will be joined by Senator John Smith. You can talk with them this evening between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. by calling toll-free: 1-877-229-8493, then enter pin 15429. Again, that’s 1-877-229-8493, then enter pin 15429. John Sattgast, Olympia.

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