Sen. Jeff Bingaman will visit Portales on Thursday to discuss various issues with local citizens. Bingaman will make three brief stops while in Portales.
At 11 a.m., Bingaman will meet with local emergency personnel at the Portales Fire Department, to discuss public safety issues. At noon he will attend a luncheon with the Ag 50 committee at Eastern New Mexico University’s Campus Union Building.
At 2:30 p.m., the senator will tour the Roosevelt General Hospital. At the hospital he will also meet with concerned senior citizens to discuss his plans to fix and improve Medicare’s prescription drug program.
Bingaman will also be in Tucumcari on Wednesday and in Clovis on Friday.