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Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: City of Seattle to take action in support of historic health care reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/23/2010  5:49:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061
Kimberly Mills  (206) 684-8602


Council President Richard Conlin
Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
Councilmember Tim Burgess
Councilmember Sally Clark
Councilmember Jean Godden
Councilmember Bruce Harrell
Councilmember Nick Licata
Councilmember Mike O’Brien
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen

City of Seattle to take action in support of historic health care reform

SEATTLE – WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2010, Seattle City Council will be joined by City Attorney Pete Holmes in council chambers to show their united support of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act reforming health care insurance.

The Council is expected to vote on a resolution in support of the recent federal legislation and of Governor Gregoire’s position challenging Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna’s authority to file a lawsuit on the behalf of the people of Washington state.

Who: Seattle City Councilmembers
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes

What: Special Council meeting

When: WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2010
3:00p.m. – resolution discussion
MEDIA AVAILABILITY immediately following vote
Approx. 3:15 p.m.

Where: Seattle City Hall
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
600 4th Avenue
Seattle

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