(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray will speak on the floor of the Senate on to urge her colleagues to support the Senate health insurance reform bill. Murray will discuss a number of the stories she has told over the past few months that demonstrate the need for reform. In her speech, Senator Murray will also highlight the specific benefits of the comprehensive Senate health insurance reform bill to Washington state families and small business owners.
This speech comes on the eve of tomorrow morning’s Senate vote for final passage of the bill
WHO: U.S. Senator Patty Murray
WHAT: Senate Floor Speech on health insurance reform
WHEN: TODAY – Wednesday, December 23, 2009 Approximately 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET
WHERE: U.S. Senate Floor
TV: In Washington State the speech can be seen on C-SPAN 2
WEB: Watch a live stream of the Senate floor here – http://www.c-span.org/Watch/C-SPAN2_wm.aspx
AUDIO/ TRANSCRIPT: Will be released following speech.