For twenty years, Senator Ron Wyden has held a town hall meeting in each of Oregon's 36 counties. He starts 2015 with stops in Deschutes, Lane and Benton counties, among others.
Constituents communicate with elected officials many ways: e-mail, Twitter, Facebook. Before the 114th Congress convenes, Senator Wyden will speak to people face to face in seven Oregon counties. Hank Stern is Senator Wyden's Press Secretary. He says the town hall meetings are conversational: