Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D) to Speak on Healthcare at FDU

MADISON, N.J. (November 16, 2009)— A leading proponent of reform in the health care and health insurance industries, Congressman Frank Pallone, (D-NJ) will be speaking on healthcare on Monday, November 23, 2009 from 9:30-11 a.m.  in the “Politics on the PublicMind” lecture series at the library of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham. A continental breakfast will be served at 9:30. A question-and-answer period will follow Pallone’s presentation.

Pallone represents New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District.  As a senior majority member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, he also chairs the Subcommittee on Health. This subcommittee has jurisdiction over Medicaid, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and shares jurisdiction over Medicare with the Ways and Means Committee.  More about him and his work can be found at  

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind is a survey research group that examines politics, society, popular culture, consumer and economic trends.  PublicMind and FDU’s College at Florham Library sponsor the series, “Politics on the PublicMind.” to which the public is invited each semester. More information about FDU’s PublicMind is available at

Seating is limited and reservations are necessary. Admission is free; however, donations to the “Friends of the Library” to help cover the cost of the “Politics on the PublicMind” seminars are accepted and appreciated.

To reserve a seat, contact Colleen Di Gregorio at (973) 443-8530 or email Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham is located at 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J. 07940.

For Immediate Release

FDU Public Relations
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Fairleigh Dickinson University
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