White House to Statehouses: Let's Talk Health Care

Thursday, June 25, 2009


President Obama met with a group of U.S. state governors yesterday to talk about health care reform. Among those who spoke with the president was Michigan Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm. She’s been working to reform health care in Michigan. The state is struggling with an unemployment rate that reached 14.1 percent in May. The Governor joins The Takeaway this morning to talk about how the meeting went and what the most pressing concerns are in her state.

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"We have a saying that the auto companies are really health care companies who make cars to pay for it. We don’t want to see other companies or other states go through what Michigan is going through."
— Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm

For more on President Obama's meeting with the governors, watch the video below.


Governor Jennifer Granholm


Stephanie Loleng

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