2009 Greater Houston Partnership Report

On Friday, March 6, 2009, the Greater Houston Partnership convened a conference on the economic impact of high numbers of uninsured children on the Texas economy. Two hundred high level
business leaders were in attendance. Speakers included Houston Mayor Bill White, Lieutenant Governor Dewhurst and United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, in addition to three in-depth panels on who are the uninsured, why the uninsured are a problem for the Texas economy and recommendations to reduce the number of uninsured children and strengthen the Texas economy.