Aug 26, 2010 2:27 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Sen. Mark Udall to visit Colorado Springs, Pueblo

If you want to tell Sen. Mark Udall  how Congress should be running the county, you'll get your chance Friday and Saturday. The senator has events planned in both Colorado Springs and Pueblo.

Sen. Udall will begin his events with a field hearing of the Senate's Special Committee on Aging. At the hearing, Sen. Udall will lead a discussion of ways to improve health and wellness for seniors as Congress renews the Older Americans Act.The hearing will be held at Colorado State University-Pueblo, in the University Center, Cottonwood Room, 2nd Floor. The hearing gets underway at 11 a.m.

The senator will tour Vestas at 3:30, where he will discuss jobs creation in the clean energy economy.

At 5 p.m. He'll attend the annual legislative barbecue at the Colorado State Fair.Local, state and federal politicials will be there.

In Colorado Springs Saturday, Sen. Udall will speak at the 10th Circuit Bench and Bar Conference at The Broadmoor International Center.

Following his appearance at The Broadmoor, Udall will tour Fort Carson and meet with Major General David Perkins, the commander of the 4th Infantry Division; visit the Air Force Academy; and meet with his Military Advisory Committee, a group of experts who advise him on issues important to Colorado's military community. Sen. Udall will hold a news conference during the noon hour to discuss the military.




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