Ld anotehr town hall meeting.
This time....in herkimer.
Newschannel 2's alicia daddario was at that town hall and jojns us now live in the studio.
Alicia, good evening.
Thats right gary - brindisi talked to the public about the work he's been doing in the district ... but also listening to the people on the issues they are concerned about.
Congressman anthony brindisi held a town hall meeting at herkimer county community college.
At the meeting - he addressed a variety of topics from legalization of marijuana in new york state - problems farmers are facing -to infrastructure ... to the opioid epidemic.
Brindisi says the goal of the town hall is to speak with the public ..
Face to face ..about the issues they want him to tackle.
Brindisi says: its very important to me to hold town hall meetings becasue i want folks in this district to know i work for them and regardless of political party we're here to represent everybody in the community.
This isan opportunity for me to hear first hand from the people we represent whatever issue it might be and we can also update them on some of the things we're working on down in washington.
Brindisi says he is currently working on a bi-partisan bill to address and prevent veteran suicide.
If you couldnt make it to tonights town hall meeting - no worries brindisi plans to visit every county in the district this year.