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Fairfield Chamber to host Legislative forum Feb. 18
FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s next Legislative Forum will be held from 7:30-9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.
The first Legislative Forum of the year was held Jan. 21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, but the other three forums planned for Feb. 18, March 18 and April 8 will all be at the arts center.
The area’s legislators will provide a brief update followed by a focused question-and-answer session with the public.
The chamber has invited the three state legislators who represent Jefferson County at the Iowa State Capitol:
· Iowa Senate District 41 Sen. Adrian Dickey
· Iowa House District 88 Rep. Helena Hayes
· Iowa House District 89 Rep. Jeff Shipley
Hayes’s House District 88 includes all of Keokuk County, the eastern half of Mahaska County including Oskaloosa, and the northern half of Jefferson County, excluding Fairfield. Shipley’s House District 87 includes the southern half of Jefferson County including Fairfield, all of Van Buren County and the southwest corner of Henry County, including Mt. Pleasant. Dickey’s Senate District 41 is just House District 87 and 88 put together.
The 2023 Legislative Forum Sponsors include: Freeman Kevenides Law Firm, Fairfield Community School District, Access Energy Cooperative, Sierra Club, Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors (JFAN), Morrissey Law Offices, and the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.
For more information about the Legislative Forum series, contact the Chamber at 641-472-2111 or email Chamber@FairfieldIowa.com.
Call Andy Hallman at 641-575-0135 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org