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New York News
1:00 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Lack Of Trust In Government Takes Center Stage At Town Hall Meeting In Ballston

Rep. Paul Tonko speaks at Ballston Town Hall
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Distrust in government was a theme that dominated discussion at a town hall meeting with Congressman Paul Tonko in the Saratoga County Town of Ballston Wednesday night.

Tonko, a Democrat of New York’s 20th District, met with constituents at the Ballston Town Hall on Wednesday. The meeting was the sixth of its kind the congressman has held in his district during the current Congressional session.

"I like the outreach. I like gathering with constituents and opening it up to every question and any question that could be imagined," said Tonko.

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