U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Presses Congress For Hearing On Health Concerns Related To Hurricane Katrina And Gets It Subcommittee On Health Hearing Set For Thursday, September 22

Sep 20, 2005
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2005) At Congressman Bobby L. Rushs urging to address the public health crisis throughout the Gulf Coast, the Subcommittee on Health of the Energy and Commerce Committee will address this issue in the hearing, Accessing Public Health and the Delivery of Care in the Wake of Katrina. During the September 7 hearing, Recovering from Katrina, which focused primarily on price gouging at the gas pumps, Congressman Rush was vocal about his concerns with the debilitating health conditions impacting Hurricane Katrina evacuees and the environment.

 In advance of the story, Congressman Rush will be available for interviews.

 WHEN: Thursday, September 22, 2005 at 9:10 a.m. (EST)

 WHERE: 2123 Rayburn House Office building, Washington, D.C.