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Huelskamp Talks Economy, Hears Concerns at Town Hall Meeting

Huelskamp 2013 Town HallUS Congressman for the First District of Kansas Tim Huelskamp was in Russell Monday to host a town hall meeting and discuss current legislative issues with local citizens.

The economy, government spending, agriculture, healthcare and taxes dominated the discussion with the Congressman at Meridy's Restaurant. About 20 to 30 people attended the meeting.

Huelskamp says if the current trends in spending don't change soon, future citizens of Kansas and the country as a whole might have some tough times ahead.

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Monday's town hall meeting with Huelskamp can be listened to in its entirety on our KRSL Audio Archives webpage.

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