Media Briefing Will Discuss New US Census Figures on Poverty and Health Coverage in California

CALL FOR MEDIA ONLY: 1:00 P.M.WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Next week, the US Census Bureau will release new national and state-level figures on poverty, income, health coverage, and other key topics. The California Budget & Policy Center will hold a call-in media-only briefing to discuss the new Census figures on Wednesday, September 12, at 1:00 p.m. This briefing will examine what the latest Census figures say about economic well-being, health coverage, and other key issues in California. The briefing will discuss the progress that California has made in taking steps to address poverty and child poverty and will also discuss ways that the state can continue to invest in expanding opportunity. The briefing will also cover recent trends in health coverage in our state, including the impact of California’s implementation of federal health care reform.

WHAT

Media briefing on new state-level Census figures on poverty and health coverage

WHO

Esi Hutchful, State Policy Fellow
Sara Kimberlin, Senior Policy Analyst
Scott Graves, Director of Research

WHEN

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time

TO RESERVE A SPOT AND OBTAIN DIAL-IN INFORMATION

Contact Yesenia Jameson at yjameson@calbudgetcenter.org or (916) 444-0500