Friday, October 16, 2009

Read my lips: Public option!

The health care reform debate or argument or shouting match -- whatever you want to call it -- is heating up. On the local scene, health care professionals will gather at the Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne for a panel discussion.

It will take place in the college's Centennial Room 130 on Tuesday, October 20, at 7 p.m.

Participants will include Dr. Brent Sherard, Wyoming Department of Health director and state health officer; Lorraine Saulino-Klein, Registered Nurse; Mary Forrester, Family Nurse Practitioner; and others.

This is a chance for Wyomingites to hear from professionals in the health care field speak first-hand about what reform means to them.

"No one knows more about the urgent need for health insurance reform than those who work within the health care system every day," said Wyoming Democratic Party Executive Director Bill Luckett in a press release. "It is important that we have the opportunity to hear their perspective."

Mike Bell, Vice Chair of the Wyoming Democratic Party, will serve as moderator. The Laramie County Democrats encourage everyone of all political stripes to attend and participate. You can attend even if you're not striped. A Q&A will follow the panel discussion.

1 comment:

Burr Deming said...

I'm glad for the debate. I hope it turns out to be more rational than the instances of summer madness we saw a few months ago.

Frankly, much of the opposition to the public option strikes me as self-contradictory.