By: Lanetra Bennett
November 20, 2013
Chattahoochee, FL - Residents of Gadsden County and the surrounding area had the opportunity to have their concerns relayed to Congress.
U.S. Representative Steve Southerland's staff hosted mobile office hours in Gadsden County Wednesday at Chattahoochee City Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and get input on legislation and ask questions.
Some concerns raised were the health care act gun control.
Chattahoochee resident L.B. Howell says his biggest concern is the condition of the Apalachicola River. He says, "Chattahoochee is a struggling community like others up and down the river. We need all the tourism. But, also we don't want to destroy our environment. We want prudent dredging and stump removal."
A representative from Congressman Southerland's office will also be available Thursday, November 21st at Greenville City Hall from 10 to noon and Perry City Hall from 1 to 3; 10 a.m. to noon on Friday at Monticello City Hall.
For more information, go to www.southerland.house.gov.