Lawmakers to address opening of legislative session at LWV event

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 11:36 a.m. CDT

The Jasper County League of Women Voters will host a legislative coffee beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Newton Hy-Vee Club Room.

The event will open with remarks by the legislators representing Jasper County about the legislative session that opened this week. Their remarks will be followed by a question-and-dialogue period. Citizens are encouraged to attend and participate.

Rep. Dan Kelley and Sen. Dennis Black have indicated that they plan to attend. Sen. Amy Sinclair also has been invited, while Rep. Greg Heartsill will be unable to attend due to a scheduling conflict.

The public is welcome.

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