Capitol Watch reports:
HAMPAC, the political action committee of the Hawaii Medical Association,has endorsed Linda Lingle for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat.
HMA represents more than 1,100 physicians, resident physicians and medical students in the state.
Quote from F. Don Parsa, M.D., plastic surgeon at Queens Medical Center and professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, representing HAMPAC:
She is clearly committed to advancing affordable, quality health care for all the people of Hawaii and the nation. Governor Lingle is the only candidate that understands the need to ensure we all have access to high quality and affordable health care, while also recognizing the realities facing medical professionals. Her leadership is critically needed in Washington as we face challenging times ahead.