Visit with Shelby is an opportunity

Published 11:56 pm Friday, February 5, 2010

Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the residents of Marengo County for a county visit on Saturday, Feb. 20, at noon for a county visit.

The county visit — commonly called a town hall meeting — is open to the public and will take place at Smokin’ Jack’s Bar-B-Que in Demopolis.

Sen. Shelby will address the legislative agenda for the second session of the 111th Congress as well as important issues facing the nation and the state of Alabama. Following his remarks, He will open the floor to questions and comments from those in attendance.

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This is a good time for the voting public to get a crack at a man with some serious Washington connections.

Shelby has held over 1,500 county visits since being elected to serve the state of Alabama.

Next weekend, it’s our turn.

For those of you wondering about national health care, the federal deficit, jobs, the lack of jobs or anything else you feel isn’t getting enough attention, this is your chance to make your voice heard.

It’s not often a politician will face the “every man” on his home turf. This is a good chance to get some answers to your burning questions. We encourage you to attend.