Cantwell sets town hall meetings; free tickets required for the themed discussions

SEATTLE — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell plans three town hall meetings in Seattle this week.

Cantwell, D-Mountlake Terrace, will host town halls Wednesday, Friday and Saturday to hear from constituents and answer questions.

Each town hall has a theme.

Tickets are required for each town hall and can be secured online. Tickets are free of charge.

Here is information for each of the town hall meetings.

Wednesday — Health Care Town Hall

From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Cantwell — joined by Dr. Paul Ramsey, CEO of Harborview Medical Center and dean of the University of Washington School of Medicine — will answer questions on the future of health care policy and listen to constituents’ comments about the proposed Trumpcare bill in the Senate.

The meeting will be in Kane Hall, Roethke Auditorium, University of Washington, 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle.

Tickets are available at http://tinyurl.com/PDN-healthcaretownhall.

Friday — Net Neutrality Town Hall

From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cantwell will host Mignon Clyburn, who serves as commissioner with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), for a town hall discussion moderated by Michael Schultzer, CEO of the Washington Technology Industry Association, on the effects of rolling back net neutrality protections on internet users and Washington’s tech industry.

Rules put in place during the Obama Administration protecting a free and open internet have come under attack, the senator said in a news release.

The pair will answer questions about net neutrality and related issues and discuss a way forward.

The meeting will be at 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle.

Tickets are available at http://tinyurl.com/PDN-net neutralitytownhall.

Saturday — Town Hall

From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cantwell will answer questions from constituents on a variety of issues and discuss her work in the U.S. Senate.

The meeting will be at TEC High School gymnasium, 830 SW 116th St., Seattle.

Tickets are available at http://tinyurl.com/PDN-cantwelltownhall.

For more information, see https://www.cantwell.senate.gov/townhalls.

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