MO Budget Project press conference Aug. 20

Business, faith and health care leaders to speak in support of health care reform

On Thursday, August 20, business, faith and health care leaders from across the region will come together at the Family Care Health Center in St. Louis to give their perspective on why federal health care reform is important for Missouri. The speakers, including health care providers, educators, business owners and faith leaders, will each speak for several minutes and then make themselves available to answer media questions following the presentations.


  • Robert Massie, CEO, Family Care Health Center
  • Edward Lawlor, Dean of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University
  • Edward Bryant, Director of Public Affairs, Pfizer, Inc.
  • Rabbi Susan Talve, Central Reform Congregation
  • Connie Brooks, Senior Director, Access Leadership, Ascension Health
  • Eric Friedman, Friedman Group Ltd., Realtors
  • Amy Blouin, Executive Director, Missouri Budget Project


Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 1 p.m.


Family Care Health Center
Charles Jones Board Room
401 Holly Hills Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63111