President Barack Obama on Thursday will travel to Green Bay, Wis., to participate in a town hall meeting on health care.
The event is the latest sounding in a growing drumbeat out of the White House on health care, Obamas top domestic policy priority. The issue is rapidly gaining traction on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are trying to pass health care overhaul legislation in the House and Senate by the August recess.
Obama will focus at least in part on making the delivery of health care more efficient through enhanced use of information technology, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said on Monday.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.