Thursday, January 24, 2008

Opening Plenary: Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones-Ohio

The second speaker this morning is Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones of Ohio. Congresswoman Jones is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Jones gave a passionate address regarding the barriers to health care for ethnic and racial minorities in the United States. Ethnic and racial minorities make up 1/3 of the population. This population makes up 1/2 of the uninsured in our nation.

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