FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 05, 2007
U.S. Congressman Ike Skelton to Speak at Holden Public Policy Forum Nov. 12
Congressman Ike Skelton (MO, 4th Dist.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, will be speaking from the Truman Library in Independence, Mo., at 12:30 p.m., as part of the Webster University Holden Public Policy Forum.
Skelton has represented Missouri's Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1977. He will offer perspective on national issues including national defense, military veteran benefits, health care and the Iraq War. Prior to his election to Congress, Skelton served as Lafayette County Prosecuting Attorney and as a Missouri State Senator.
The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are recommended by logging on to: www.webster.edu/holdenppf or calling 314-392-7531.
The website will also carry the event live via webcast.
To arrange an interview with Congressman Skelton, contact Christine Wells Eason, director of media relations, Webster University Office of Public Affairs, at 314-968-5976, 314-565-5745 or at: email@example.com.
The Holden Public Policy Forum at Webster University is a bi-partisan speaker series, created by former Missouri Governor Bob Holden and Webster University President Richard S. Meyers that bring public policy leaders to St. Louis to discuss key national and international issues. Webster University is a nonprofit, international university, based in St. Louis, Missouri, with a worldwide network of more than 100 campuses across the United States, Europe and Asia.