Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002
CONTACT: Doris Sanchez
Phone: (512) 463-0127

Senate Finance Subcommittee on Trauma Care to hold public hearing
Who:    State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., Chairman and members of the Committee
What:   Senate Finance Subcommittee, Interim Charge 6 - Trauma Care
When:  Tuesday, Friday, August 30, 2002 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Alley Regional Medical Center, 100 A. Alton Gloor, Brownsville

AUSTIN, TX--State Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville, has invited the Senate Finance Committee on Interim Charge 6, chaired by state Sen. Chris Harris, R-Arlington, to hold a public hearing in South Texas to address the issue of trauma care and medical liability rates. The Subcommittee is charged with evaluating the infrastructure, capacity and funding of trauma care, and developing recommendations to address the state's trauma care needs.

Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor is scheduled to provide testimony.

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