Obama Plans To Come To Greenville, Hold Town Meetings

Senator Barack Obama will return to North Carolina on Thursday, April 17 to focus on economic issues facing hardworking families.

Senator Obama will hold a town hall meeting in the Triangle area followed by an event in Greenville Thursday evening.

Logistical and ticketing information will be announced later this week.

The Obama campaign will invite voters from across eastern North Carolina to take part in Senator Obama’s Greenville event by distributing tickets across the region, from Wilmington to Elizabeth City.

The announcement of Thursday’s trip builds on the release yesterday of Senator Obama’s economic plan for North Carolina – a detailed, 47-page book including proposals to eliminate unfair tax loopholes for companies that move North Carolina jobs overseas, relief for homeowners hit by the housing crisis, a middle class tax cut that will benefit four million North Carolinians, and other investments to strengthen the economy.

Senator Obama is also inviting North Carolinians to attend a “North Carolina Economic Forum” on Tuesday evening – inviting North Carolinians to come together at house parties and meetings around the state to learn about his plan for the economy and discuss his ideas with their friends and neighbors.

Attendees will get a copy of his economic plan, and get a briefing from his top economic advisors. Further details will be announced tomorrow.


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  • by sampson Location: Kinston on Apr 14, 2008 at 01:45 PM
    I would like to know where can I get some ticket for the evening campaing me and my friend are a supporter of Barack.
  • by Anonymous on Apr 14, 2008 at 01:37 PM
    Sampson of Kinston I am a supporter of Barack I would like some ticket for the evening campaing.In greenville
  • by Anne Location: Greenville on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:49 AM
    I would like to know where to get tickets also for this campaign
  • by kim Location: winterville, nc on Apr 13, 2008 at 06:34 PM
    I am very excited about Obama comong to Greenville. I hope I will have the opportunity to see him.This campaign is so exciting.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane,NC on Apr 13, 2008 at 05:41 PM
    And just which side of his mouth will he be speaking.
  • by Helen Location: Merry Hill on Apr 13, 2008 at 04:06 PM
    I have always voted in every election, but I have never been quite as enthusiastic I am about this upcoming election. I would truly love to have the opportunity to attend this event. Please tell me how to get 2 tickets.
  • by Wanda Miller Location: Kenansville, NC on Apr 13, 2008 at 05:53 AM
    I am planning on attending....Go Obama!! Any details about times or tickets WITN-tv please let us know.
  • by Tony Location: Greenville NC on Apr 13, 2008 at 01:42 AM
    It is amazing. The Political Machine is up and running in North Carolina now that our primary is here. I just wonder why none of the candidates thought to visit us before now and also I wonder if they will come back after the primary??? Food for thought huh???
  • by Patty Crew on Apr 12, 2008 at 09:28 PM
    Where can we get tickets? At the campaign office? thanks
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