Report: Sixty percent of members of Congress not holding town halls

Rep. Jared Polis has held numerous public events recently in Colorado. (Image: AP via Politico)

The centrist advocacy group No Labels released a report Tuesday saying that only 175 House members are holding town halls this August. In Colorado, though, six out of seven said they were holding town hall meetings during the recess, with only Doug Lamborn saying he is not.

Here’s the report:


Luke Johnson contributed to this story.

Scot Kersgaard has been managing editor of a political newspaper, editor and co-owner of a ski town newspaper, executive editor of eight high-tech magazines (where he worked with current Apple CEO Tim Cook), deputy press secretary to a U.S. Senator, and an outdoors columnist at the Rocky Mountain News. He has an English degree from the University of Washington. He was awarded a fellowship to study internet journalism at the University of Maryland's Knight Center for Specialized Journalism. He was student body president in college. He spends his free time hiking and skiing.

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