Holt to answer questions from residents.
Monday, September 19, 2011
U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (NJ-12) will hold a telephone town hall at 7:45 p.m. on Sept. 20. Residents may call 1-87-RUSH-HOLT to register for the call-in event. An auto-call will also go out to residents of the twelveth Congressional district at the start of the event inviting them to participate. Holt will answer questions from residents about Congressional and local issues. To register, residents may also visit http://holt.house.gov/townhall.
A Town Hall forum at the East Brunswick Senior Center will focus on Medicare and Medicaid.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
U.S. Rep Rush Holt is coming to town. Rep. Holt and Jaye Weisman, regional administrator for the centers for Medicare and Medicaid, will hold a senior forum on medicare at the East Brunswick Senior on Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The Fiscal Year 2012 budget, as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives over Rep. Holt’s strong objections, would change Medicare for current and future beneficiaries. Individuals currently under 55 years of age would no longer be eligible for traditional Medicare; rather, they would receive a voucher to buy insurance on the private insurance market. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that, as a result of this measure, seniors’ out-of-pocket health care costs would double. The event is …