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Espada Holding Town Hall Meeting, Out of Town
March 12th, 2010

Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada is hosting a town hall meeting that isn’t in his town. Espada will host virtual town hall meeting, “live from the floor of the Senate Chamber” on Sunday, March 21 from 7-8 p.m.

“This is an opportunity for residents of the Bronx, and across the city, to have a very real voice in what is expected to be a difficult and challenging budget process,” said Espada in a statement. ” I will discuss the concerns they express in their questions, as well as my role in protecting education, health care, transportation, public safety, jobs and affordable housing from budget cuts, Senator Espada said.

“Questions for Senator Espada can be submitted in advance, between now and 7 p.m. on March 21st, by going to [email protected] or by calling toll-free 1-800-930-9964,” according to a press release from his office. You can watch the meeting a at this link on the 21st, 0r listen by calling 1-800-857-6563.

Espada has been accused of not actually living in the Bronx district he represents. The Gazette visited with Espada in his supposed Bronx residence last year.The controversial senator is also under investigation by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

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