Legislative Forum, February 20th, 2021
The League of Women Voters and its co-sponsors are inviting citizens to participate virtually in its annual Legislative Forums. The monthly Saturday morning forums of the 2021 Legislative session will be held online to protect participants’ health.
The online forums will be streamed live from 10:30 am – 11:45 am, followed by brief breakout sessions with individual legislators. To submit questions, go to the Legislative Forum Survey form on the League of Women Voters Linn County website at lwvlinncounty.org by Thursday or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the topic Forum Question in the Subject Line, prior to each Saturday’s forum. Each monthly forum has recommended question topics which will be given priority. Questions on other topics will be addressed as time allows.
The first 2021 forum was held Saturday, January 23, co-sponsored by the Gazette and moderated by Columnist/Editorial Writer Adam Sullivan. The second online forum will be held Saturday, February 20, and is co-sponsored with KGAN/Sinclair Broadcasting. News Anchor/Reporter Christopher King will be the moderator. The final online forum of the legislative session will be held on Saturday, March 20 with co-sponsor KCRG News. Anchor/Reporter Beth Maliki will be the moderator.
To view, the live forum from 10:30 – 11:45 am, go to the co-sponsors website and click on LWV Linn County Legislative Forum. All area legislative representatives and Senators have been invited to participate.
Invited legislators include House District 65 Representative Liz Bennett, House District 66 Representative Art Staed, House District 67 Representative Eric Gjerde, House District 68 Representative Molly Donahoe, House District 69 Kirsten Running-Marquardt, House District 70 Representative Tracy Ehlert, Representative House District 95 Representative Charlie McClintock, Senate District 33 Senator Rob Hogg, Senate District 34 Senator Liz Mathis, Senate District 35 Senator Todd Taylor and Senate District 48 Senator Dan Zumbach.