Media Advisory: State Insurance, Health Departments to Hold Public Hearings on Universal Health Care in Erie County

Albany, NY, September 26, 2007 - New York State Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo and New York State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., in connection with Governor Eliot Spitzer's "Partnership for Coverage" initiative will hold the second in a series of public hearings to obtain input from New Yorkers on ways to expand health insurance coverage and improve the health care system on Wednesday, October 3, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Erie County Community College auditorium, Post Building, City Campus, 121 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY.