Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Hosts Town Hall Meeting On Social Security Reform In South Suburbs

Feb 10, 2005
Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- (February 10, 2005) - With so much attention surrounding proposed changes to Social Security, Congressman Bobby L. Rush announced today he will convene a town hall meeting to provide information and better understand the concerns of constituents in the First Congressional District on Saturday, February 19, 2005 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County (recreation building), 15900 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest, IL, 15900 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest, IL.

On hand will be Mary Mahler, regional director of public affairs for the Social Security Administration, who will present the current state of Social Security.  In addition, there will be a panel discussion regarding Social Security proposed reform changes, featuring representatives from the Chicago Department of Aging, Illinois Department of Aging, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and the Palos, Lemont, Orland and Worth Townships (PLOWS) Council on Aging.   

"This town hall meeting is an opportunity for constituents to ask questions, get answers and enhance their understanding of issues surrounding the current and future state of Social Security," Rep. Rush.  "I look forward to hearing the concerns of the community, which will play a vital role in upcoming decision making regarding proposed legislation and guide informative debates with my congressional colleagues." 

For more information, please call 773-224-6550 / 708-385-9550 or visit us on the web: www.house.gov/rush.