Part 6 – Congressman Bill Cassidy M.D. – Questions and Answers on the national health care plan, the Supreme Court, and coastal restoration for Louisiana.
At the Tuesday meeting of the Thibodaux Rotary Club, Mayor Tommy Eschete presented Congressman Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) representative for the 6th District in Louisiana, as the guest speaker. The lower portion of the 6th district now encompasses parts of northern Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes.
Congressman Cassidy covered a wide array of topics, from the energy concerns of the nation, the resurgence of manufacturing in the US, to issues surrounding coastal restoration for Louisiana. He also touched on President Obama’s healthcare plan, gave his take on the Presidential race, and then took questions from the audience.
In the U.S. House, Bill serves on the Energy & Commerce Committee and its subcommittees on Health; Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade; and Environment and the Economy. He serves as an Assistant Whip for the House Republican Conference. His legislative focus is health care and energy.