Heflin to host town hall meetings in Hale County - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/17/09

Heflin to host town hall meetings in Hale County

By Ben Lawson  - bio | email

HALE COUNTY, TEXAS (KCBD) - Rural health care, water, and economic development, they're issues State Representative Joe Heflin plans to address Thursday and Friday during town hall meetings in Hale County. Heflin has already held more than 20-meetings this summer, speaking to folks in Floyd, Garza, Terry and other counties in his district.

He says rural health care has been one of the biggest concerns. Heflin says law makers have listened, and passed a bill that should help address the problem. "The last session we passed a bill that raised a tax on tobacco products; that money is dedicated to help encourage doctors to come to rural areas to help pay off their student loans, if they'll serve so many years in a rural area, and I think that's going to be

Town hall meeting are scheduled for:

  • Hale Center: Thursday, 2:00 p.m. @ Owl Cafe, 601 South Main
  • Plainview: Thursday, 5:30 p.m. @ Plainview Chamber of Commerce, 710 W. 5th Street
  • Abernathy: Friday, 10:00 a.m. @ City Hall Community Room, 811 Avenue D
  • Petersburg: Friday, 1:30 p.m. @ Petersburg School Cafeteria, 1411 W. 4th Street

©2009 KCBD NewsChannel 11. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

    Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

    Monday, May 29 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:17:59 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:17:59 GMT

    President Donald Trump is set to lay a wreath and deliver his first Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery.

    President Donald Trump is set to lay a wreath and deliver his first Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

    Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

    Monday, May 29 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:09:25 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:09:25 GMT

    Homeland Security secretary defends an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications.

    Homeland Security secretary defends an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications.

  • Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

    Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

    Monday, May 29 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:09:02 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:09:02 GMT

    Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations, Trump is seeking expanded teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands.

    Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations, Trump is seeking expanded teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands.

Powered by Frankly