Tuesday, July 20, 2010


From Erin Houchin, 9th District GOP chairperson:

On Monday, July 26 at 7:00pm Baron Hill will host a telephone town hall.

I encourage you to join this telephone town hall to let Baron Hill know how you feel about how he's voted on behalf of "his" Congressional District.

HILL TO HOST TELEPHONE TOWN HALL: U.S. Rep. Baron Hill has scheduled a telephone town hall meeting for 7 p.m. Monday July 26. Constituents will have access to a question-and-answer session with Hill via telephone. Because of Indiana law regarding unsolicited phone calls, in order to join the call Ninth District residents must complete an online form at http://indiana09townhall.com/. If folks need assistance completing the form, don’t have access to a computer or have questions, please contact Hill’s Washington office at 202.225.5315. The form is also available on the homepage of Hill’s web site, http://baronhill.house.gov/.


Erin Houchin

1 comment:

  1. July 21, 2010


    Knott slams Hill for voting to repeal bank regulation

    In his July 20 statement, incumbent Congressman Baron Hill criticized politicians who take "money and talking points from the D.C. establishment". He challenged politicians to "stand with Hoosiers, not the interests of Wall Street.”

    Greg Knott, the 9th District Libertarian nominee, responded to Hill’s statement
    saying, “Hill’s attack is hypocritical since he took $805,290 from the banking lobby in exchange for the repeal of the 1933 Glass-Steagall Banking Act-- which had protected Americans from Wall Street excesses since the Great Depression.”

    Asked his view of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed
    by President Obama on Wednesday, Knott said, “I agree with economist Nouriel
    Roubini, who correctly predicted the current crisis in 2005. He says this
    reform is too weak to prevent future financial meltdowns. It’s not as strong as
    Glass-Steagall which Baron Hill voted to repeal in 1999 and it won’t stop Wall
    Street from gambling with our economy and expecting taxpayer funded bailouts. This reform bill is fundamentally flawed because it doesn’t require accountability from the Federal Reserve which created the current mess by pushing interest rates too low for too long. We need to audit the Federal Reserve and reform it where necessary. Why did Baron Hill and 119 other co-sponsors of HR 1207 [which requires a Federal Reserve audit] flip-flop and vote against its inclusion in the financial reform bill? Is Senator Dick Durbin correct that even though the banks created the current crisis, they are still the most powerful Washington lobby and own Congress?”

    Asked how he would prevent banks from owning Congress, Knott said, “fire any
    Congressman that receives funding from the banking lobby. Hire someone like
    me who only accepts small individual contributions of $300 or less. Vote only for
    candidates who will be accountable to you.”

    For more information on “Knott for Congress, not politics as usual”, call campaign manager, Jonathan “Luke” Hilton, at 317-850-6078 or email nobullcongress@gmail.com.