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NPT Capitol: Ring Ring. Who’s there? Eliot Shapleigh.

Ever talked to a Senator on the phone before? I have, but then you would expect that from a journalist.

On Monday though, it’s your chance to speak to one. State Sen. Eliot Shapleigh is hosting a “tele-town hall meeting” on the subject of what he believes to be the ten most important bills working their way through the system in Austin right now.

Read the press release after the jump.

–Ben Wright

For Immediate Release

May 6, 2009

Senator Shapleigh to host tele-town hall meeting with constituents on the top 10 bills El Pasoans need to follow for the rest of the Texas Legislative Session

“Tele-Town Hall meetings are a great way to participate live on issues important to you.”

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EL PASO – On Monday, May 11, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. MST (7:30 p.m. CST) from Austin, Senator Eliot Shapleigh (D- El Paso) will host a Tele-Town Hall meeting with his constituents to discuss the top 10 bills El Pasoans
need to follow for the rest of the 81st Texas Legislative Session.

“Tele-Town Hall meetings are a great way to participate live on issues important to you,” Senator Shapleigh said.

A Tele-Town Hall meeting uses technology to connect constituents through their home telephones to public officials and each other. At 6:30 p.m.

Monday, the Tele-Town Hall will call El Paso homes. El Pasoans are then given the option to participate in the meeting.

What: Senator Shapleigh to host Tele-Town Hall meeting on the top 10 bills El Pasoans should follow for the rest of the 81st Texas Legislative Session

When: Tuesday, May 11, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. MST

Where: Your El Paso home

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

May 7, 2009 at 9:48 am

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