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JC 25 Womens Committee Health Fair
Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Rest in Peace: Brother Jorge Santiago
Teamsters Local 814
3rd Qtr Surplus
Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?
Teamsters local 570
LABOR DAY PARADE & PICNIC
Teamsters Local 264
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #45
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New Public Option Bill Lowers Health Costs, Deficit
Posted On: Jan 23, 2013

Jan. 23, 2013 | Health care experts have long said that a public health insurance option not only would provide lower-cost health insurance for those who choose it but would also force private insurers to lower their premiums. A public option was a key element of the 2009 House-passed version of health care reform, but it did not make it to the final bill. Now, as lawmakers focus on deficit reduction, with many Republicans calling for cuts in health care benefits and shifting even more costs to working families, the creation of a public option as a deficit-reducing tool–along with its other benefits–is back on the table. Full story at unions.org.


 
 
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