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ICYMI: Rep. Huffman Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall with North Coast Experts

April 14, 2020

San Rafael, CA – Yesterday, Representative Jared Huffman held a virtual town hall to answer questions from constituents and give an update on the government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rep. Huffman was joined by a panel of experts, including Humboldt County Public Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich; Leila Roberts, Director, the North Coast Small Business Development Center; and Gregg Foster, Executive Director, Redwood Region Economic Development Commission. The event was hosted by the Community Media Center of Marin and broadcast on the Congressman’s Facebook page and Access Humboldt, as well as several local radio stations and networks.

During the event, Rep. Huffman fielded a series of questions from constituents over more than an hour, on topics including the need for more testing and medical equipment, how families and administrators are managing school closures, the negotiations in Washington on the federal response, and the additional relief that small businesses and other employers need. The town hall can be viewed at Rep. Huffman’s Facebook page, facebook.com/rephuffman.

Click here to view a recording of the event.

In an effort to continue engaging with constituents across California’s second congressional district while abiding by public health guidelines, Rep. Huffman is hosting a series of brief weekly virtual check-ins where he will answer pressing questions he receives from constituents. These check-ins can be viewed live on facebook.com/rephuffman every Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. PST.

Members of the public are invited to submit their questions to huffmanQandA@mail.house.gov.

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