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NewsFlash: August 21, 2007

August 28 Conference Call on Poverty, Income, Health Data

On Tuesday, August 28, new Census Bureau figures for 2006 on poverty, income, and health insurance coverage will be released. But what will the data mean for America’s low and middle-income families?

At 1:00 p.m. (ET), the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute will hold a joint conference call briefing to provide a through analysis of these revealing numbers for journalists nationwide. The panel of experts from both groups will discuss the implications of the data that will be released that morning. Please click here to receive information on how to join the call [RSVPs are required].

WHAT: National conference call briefing on new Census Bureau figures on poverty, income and health insurance coverage by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).

WHEN: Tuesday, August 28, 1:00 p.m. (ET) [NOTE NEW TIME]

WHO: Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, CBPP
          Sharon Parrott, Director of the Welfare Reform and Income Support Division, CBPP
          Larry Mishel, President, EPI
          Jared Bernstein, Living Standards Program Director, EPI

RSVP: Click here to register for a space.

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