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Recess! Tell your Rep. what you think about ‘Cadillac tax,’ TPP

AFLCIO-TPP-problemsAFLCIO-cadillac-clunker-fact-sheetWASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 6, 2015) — The U.S. House of Representatives is on recess next week, Nov. 9-13, and some members of Washington’s congressional delegation are hosting town hall meetings in their districts.

With bipartisan efforts to get rid of the so-called “Cadillac tax” in the Affordable Care Act and this week’s long-anticipated release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, these meetings are a great opportunity to share your concerns on these and other important issues. (Download fact sheets on the Cadillac tax and the TPP.)

Following are some Town Hall events scheduled. If you cannot attend or no meeting has been scheduled in your community, click on his or her name to share your concerns about the Cadillac tax and the TPP.

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-1st)

No town halls planned next week, but a “teletown hall” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30. You can sign up here.

Rep. Rick Larsen (D-2nd)

ANACORTES on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Anacortes City Hall,  904 6th St.

BELLINGHAM on Friday, Nov. 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bellingham City Hall, 210 Lottie St.

LYNNWOOD on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Lynnwood High School Theater, 18218 North Road.

CLINTON on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Clinton Community Hall, 6411 South Central Ave.

FRIDAY HARBOR on Sunday, Nov. 15 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at San Juan Island Grange, 152 First St. N.

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-3rd)

None planned, but may be setting up “community coffee” meetings during the recess. Check her website for the latest info.

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-4th)

None planned.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-5th)

None planned.

Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-6th)

None planned.

Rep. Jim McDermott (D-7th)

None planned.

Rep. Dave Reichert (R-8th)

None planned.

Rep. Adam Smith (D-9th)

SEATTLE on Monday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), 2300 S Massachusetts St. Get details here. Space is limited so please RSVP by calling 425-793-5180 or toll free at 1-888-SMITH09. You can also email

Rep. Denny Heck (D-10th)

None planned.

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