I am sorry that I will not be able to make the meeting later today, but I have been meaning to post the first of the articles below, and just found the last this morning.
Have a great meeting.
A British reporter on a long term assignment in NYC has her first American health care experience, and all of the concern over cost that it involves:
Gary Younge looks at the widening demographics of SNAP enrollees:
And from NPR, on the number of impoverished Americans: