Merkley to hold town halls in area

Published Feb 12, 2013 at 04:00AM

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has scheduled town hall meetings Monday in Prineville, Bend and Madras, according to a news release from his office.

The first meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. in the Crook County High School cafeteria in Prineville.

The second meeting has been set for 1:30 p.m. at Hollinshead Barn, 1235 N.E. Jones Road, in Bend.

The third meeting will take place at 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Senior Center in Madras.

The Democratic senator will update constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., and answer questions about challenges facing Oregon and the U.S.