Rally and petition presentation for Health Care Reform at Senator Hutchinson's office / San Antonio

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*** Bus Departs Kerrville, 10:30, WalMart off the Junction Hwy,  July 9th, 2009***

*** Comal County – carpool from 2850 Bunker St, New Braunfels, 78132.  For more information, please contact Rob Ragels at robragels@aol.com

*** Guadalupe County – carpool from the park-and-ride lot across from McDonald's on IH10 at SH46.  For more information, please contact  Alicia Helton, arhelton@satx.rr.com, 830-401-4231

*** Rally Begins at 3133 General Hudnell Drive at 11:30, July 9th, 2009***

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Local Residents Hold Rally, Call On Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn to Support Obama's Public Health Insurance Option

The rally will Profile Stories Of South Central Texas Health Care Workers, Small Business Owners Struggling With Current Health Care Crisis  With the health care fight heating up in the Senate, local citizens of Kerr County will travel by bus to join citizens from Guadalupe, Comal, and Bexar Counties and hold a rally in front of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's office at 11:30 on July 9, 2009 with a follow on delivery to Senator John Cornyn to deliver petitions asking the Senators to support President Obama's health care plan, including a strong public health insurance option. President Obama has been steadfast in his support for a public health insurance option, which will give Americans a better range of choices, make the health care market more competitive, and keep insurance companies honest.

Last week, the Senate HELP Committee joined several committees in the House of Representatives and released a bill including a public health insurance option.

At the rally, stories from residents struggling with their own health care will be read to demonstrate why a robust public health insurance plan is critical to solve the health care crisis in Texas. At the end of the rally, the group will deliver petitions from MoveOn members statewide asking Senators Hutchison and Cornyn to support a strong public health insurance option. The petition text – a quote from President Obama – reads:

“I strongly believe that Americans should have the choice of a public health insurance option operating alongside private plans. This will give them a better range of choices, make the health care market more competitive, and keep insurance companies honest.”

WHAT: Rally/Petition Delivery for Public Health Insurance Option

WHO: MoveOn members, including health care workers and small business owners

WHERE: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's Office

3133 General Hudnell Drive

With follow on to Senator John Cornyn's Office

600 Navarro

WHEN: 11:30, July 9, 2009

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