U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold a town hall meeting on health care by telephone at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday.

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold a town hall meeting on health care by telephone at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday.

The town hall will focus on current efforts to reform health care.

Constituents who want to participate should sign up by 10 a.m. Tuesday by visiting Merkley's Web site at http://merkley.senate.gov/services/teletownhall.

— Staff reports