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Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

The highly respected Families USA has performed a state-by-state study of health insurance costs over the past 10 years. The nonprofit, nonpartisan organization found that, in Wisconsin, the average annual premium for a family health insurance plan has risen more than 4.5 times faster...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

A brief catalog of Bush administration failures

I don’t know what his beef is,” President George W. Bush told a reporter after an Iraqi journalist hurled a shoe at him and yelled “This is your farewell kiss, you dog!” during a press conference in Baghdad. Although Bush may be clueless about why Muntadar al-Zaidi reacted so strongly, the president could take a trip...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

His health care plan would penalize women

Presidential candidate John McCain’s health care reform plan would have a devastating impact on women, according to a new analysis. “Tens of millions of women would be at risk of losing their current insurance coverage even though they use health care services more frequently than men, suffer chronic illness...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Insurers can deny coverage and hurt consumers

“WE HAVE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS THAT PROTECT US FROM DISCRIMINATION— UNTIL YOU GET SICK,” KAGAN SAID. “IF YOU GET SICK, THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST YOU BASED ON A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION.”
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Sandy Pasch’s campaign slogan is “Fighting for the health of our community for over 20 years.” And that was before Pasch, nursing instructor and mental health advocate, fractured the socket part of her hip from a fall while campaigning door to door for the 22nd Assembly District.

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