Rep. Curtis holds town hall meeting to discuss the shutdown


WASHINGTON (ABC4 News) — Utah Representative John Curtis held a town hall meeting Tuesday night from his office in the nation’s capital.

He broadcast it live to constituents on Facebook as well as people gathered at the Rec Center in Provo.

Rep. Curtis addressed many things including his current efforts to pass legislation to help Utahns. One of the major topics he spoke about though was the government shutdown.

Rep. Curtis has been trying to pass legislation to prevent legislators from receiving their paychecks during times when the government is shut down. 

If you missed it, watch the town hall on Rep. Curtis’ Facebook page. 

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