October 16, 2008
McCain Campaign Representative to Speak at Webster University
U.S. Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-Texas), representing the McCain presidential campaign, will speak at a town hall-style meeting as part of the Webster University Holden Public Policy Forum’s “Issues for the 21st Century” speaker series. His presentation is entitled “Healthcare: What is the Responsibility of Government?” the event is free and open to the public.
Friday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m.
Doors open at 3:45 p.m.
Emerson Library Conference Room
101 Edgar Rd. in Webster Groves
After spending nearly three decades practicing medicine, Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D., was elected to Congress in 2002. During his time on Capitol Hill he has earned a reputation as a problem solver who seeks sensible solutions to the challenges Americans face. He represents the 26th District of Texas on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is vice chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee. He also serves as a senior health care advisor to the John McCain for President Campaign.
The “Issues for the 21st Century” speaker series focuses on bringing leading experts to address current issues that impact our daily lives now and for decades to come. Topics range from Iraq, U.S. foreign policy and health care, to education, the environment, world health and civil rights.
The Holden Public Policy Forum at Webster University is a bi-partisan speaker series that was created by former Mo. Gov. Bob Holden and Webster University to bring public policy leaders to St. Louis to discuss key national and international issues. For more information about the Holden Public Policy Forum, visit www.webster.edu/hppf.