Ask Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about the future of health care: Thursday, Nov. 19 @BlogHer
By Lisa Stone on November 04, 2009
BlogHer Original Post
"According to the data compiled by the National Women's Law Center, under the current system, a 25-year-old woman pays up to 45 percent more for the same or identical coverage. Some of the most essential services required by women are not covered by most insurance plans, such as child-bearing, pap smears or mammograms." (Quote begins at 0:22 in the video below.)
You're invited to sign up on a first-come, first-served basis to join us when BlogHer moderates a telephone conference call with Sen. Gillibrand at 11:15am Eastern, 8:15am Pacific on Thursday, Nov. 19. In addition to health care reform, the Senator invites questions about two additional health-related issues she has made priorities: Fighting childhood obesity and strengthening food safety in the United States.
To participate, please add your name below and any blog URL if you have one (that's not required :). We'll be back in touch with the phone number and logistics. We have room for a group of 20 bloggers, who will join BlogHer's contributing editors from both sides of the aisle.
If you're unable to attend, no worries -- please leave your question in the comments below and we will try to ask for you.
This call is the seventh in BlogHer's bi-partisan series of telephone conference discussions to connect women bloggers directly with legislators, in partnership with the Sunlight Foundation and OpenCongress.org. You can hear audio and read transcripts of our discussions at the links below:
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn)
Rep. George Miller (D-Ca)
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Or)
Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wy)
We hope you join us!
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