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Congressman Dingell hosts Deficit Town Hall

Date and Time:

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Address:

Washtneaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Drive Rooms 101, 103, 123; Morris Lawrence Building
Ann Arbor, MI

Summary:

Join Congressman Dingell in Michigan's 15th District as he hosts a Congressional Town Hall meeting on the Debt and Deficit.  By participating, you and your colleagues, neighbors, friends and local business owners, will learn about the federal budget and work in small groups to determine what YOU beleive are the best public policy choices to enact to reduce the nation's growing deficit over the next 10 years.  By discussing the exact fiscal policy scenarios that Congress is discussing, you and other participants will make very difficult trade-offs related to Medicare and Social Security, the Defense department, Taxes and other federal programs.

More Details:

RSVPs are requested: If you plan to participate, please contact the Dearborn District office: (313) 278-2936.

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