Westerman speaks about environment, health care at HSV

April 13, 2017
In The News

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Some 75 area residents from locations including Bismarck and Mount Ida made a trip to Hot Springs Village on Wednesday to hear U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, speak at a "Coffee with your Congressman" event.

Westerman spoke briefly on his forestry background and work he's doing with congressional committees, then opened the meeting to questions from the audience.

The executive director of Hot Springs' Spa Area Independent Living Services, Brenda Stinebuck, asked Westerman if he would commit to voting "No" on any proposed budget that would cut services for the clientele she serves, who are disabled and often rely on governmental assistance for housing and living costs.

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