Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, seems determined not only to represent his constituents, but to meet and hear every single darned one of ’em.
He’s been holding “Congress At Your Corner” sessions around his district, perching in community centers, grocery stores and what have you in order to meet the masses. Then, last week, he convened a small-business advisory panel that he says he’ll consult periodically.
And this afternoon, he’ll convene a healthcare advisory board in a Brentwood Police Department meeting room for a discussion on the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), Medicare Part D and prescription drug plans, MediCal, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed health care plan. This panel’s members include: