Obey-Petri Series: to speak at community forum

MENASHA — As part of the Civic Participation Lecture Series, a community forum featuring Congressman Tom Petri (Ret.) and Congressman Dave Obey (Ret.) will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Perry Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, 1478 Midway Road.

Topics include an insider’s perspective on how Congress works; the role of committees in Congress and its effectiveness; how Congress creates and passes budgets; how a representative balances national issue with district responsibilities and more.

The free event is presented by The Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service and the David R. Obey Civic Resource Center.

For more information, contact Jeff Kuepper at jeff.kuepper@uwc.edu or 920-832-2671.

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