News Release: Nationally Known Speaker and Author on Health Care to Discuss 'Obamacare'

Students for a Free Economy co-hosting Northwood event

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009

Contact: Christopher Deming
Director of Campus Leadership

MIDLAND — Students for a Free Economy, Northwood University and the Northwood University Economics Club will co-host Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute at 7 p.m. tonight in the Griswold Lecture Hall on the Northwood campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Tanner, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, will discuss "The Obamacare to Come." Tanner coordinates research at Cato on a variety of domestic policies with a particular emphasis on health care reform, social welfare policy and Social Security. He is the author of four books, including "Healthy Competition: What's Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It," published in 2007.

Tanner's writings have appeared in nearly every major American newspaper, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today. A prolific writer and frequent guest lecturer, Tanner appears regularly on network and cable news programs.

Students for a Free Economy is the campus outreach program of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.