Pallone will tweet a town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-Long Branch), the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, will use Twitter to conduct a Town Hall meeting on Monday.

"There is a rapidly-evolving communications sector that driven in part by new technologies," said Pallone. "Twitter is a social network site that could be an effectivemeans of communicatingwith the public.The Internet has changed electronic communication, including heavy use by young people who traditionally have not been engaged in the political process."

Instructions: sign onto Twitter between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21st and direct a question to @FrankPallone with the hash tag "#ttpallone" at the end.Each message will be limited to 140 characters. Pallone will tweet a town hall meeting