State Legislators Host Veterans' Town Hall
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2017
HINGHAM – Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull), alongside her colleagues, Senator Patrick O’Connor (R-Weymouth), Representative James Murphy (D-Weymouth) and Hingham Veterans’ Service Officer, Keith Jermyn hosted a Veterans’ Town Hall event this Thursday at Hingham Town Hall.
The event offered an opportunity for veterans, active duty military personnel, veterans’ organizations, and their dependents from across the South Shore to gather and hear from legislators, local officials and the Secretary of the Executive Office of Veterans’ Services, Francisco A. Ureña on the state of Veteran Affairs in the commonwealth. Veterans' were able to ask questions about veterans' benefits and services.
"I would like to thank all of the veterans who joined us at this town hall event," said Representative Joan Meschino. "Hearing from local veterans about the challenges that they currently face will enable my office to better serve our vets moving forward. I look forward to a continued conversation."
“Our Community should do all that they can for those who serve our great country,” stated Representative Murphy. “It was an informative and open discussion about the issues facing our nation’s veterans today.”
Senator Patrick O'Connor represents the Plymouth and Norfolk District, which includes the towns of Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Hull, Marshfield, Norwell, Scituate, and Weymouth
Representative Meschino represents the 3rd Plymouth District, which includes the towns of Cohasset, Hingham, Hull and north Scituate.
Representative James Murphy represents the Fourth Norfolk District, which includes the towns of Hingham and Weymouth.