Before we entered Sen. Bingaman's office, we gathered outside for approx 30 minutes, holding up a banner and signs PUBLIC OPTION NOW! and HONK IF YOU SUPPORT PUBLIC OPTION. We also continued gathering signatures from passersby on our petition that asks for the public health-insurance option to be included in any healthcare reform passed by Congress.
Grassroots4PublicOption delivered about 850 copies of petition signatures today to Bingaman. About half of the petitions were collected at the Sept. 13 March4Healthcare and the balance before and after the event. The originals are being delivered to the White House by Friday.
She also quipped that they office staff have been checking out lemon recipes! That got a great laugh from us.