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Bush doesn't support vets

...that the White House opposed a proposal to give National Guard and Reserve members access to the Pentagon's health insurance system. The theme for the 2004 parade was "We Salute Freedom's Combat Heroes." I'm pretty sure they'd appreciate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072304/let_letter6.shtml
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Democrat Mike Layne enters race for U.S. Senate

...government the power to infringe on civil liberties. He will work to establish a government-financed national health insurance system. He supports expanding student loan forgiveness programs to include all four-year undergraduate degree programs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112003/sta_layne.shtml
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Filmmaker Moore: Illness knows no political stripe

...occasion to publicize Senate Bill 160. The bill would establish the Alaska Health Care Program, a mandatory health insurance system. It has not been heard by the Legislature. "Statewide plans are being proposed in a number of places, like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072607/loc_20070726022.shtml
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Obama health plan will benefit every working American

WASHINGTON - With the U.S. economy's downward spiral still accelerating and the federal government looking at its largest budget deficits since World War II, some are saying that this is not the time to expand health-care coverage to all Americans.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022709/opi_399240404.shtml
Fairbanks state rep proposes insurance amendment

...told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that his motivation is to avoid forced participation in a government-run health insurance system. No health care proposals being considered in Congress include a mandate to purchase public health insurance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100209/reg_500172123.shtml
The staggering cost of private health insurance in America

...of the costs of our existing system relative to health insurance systems elsewhere. That's essential for honest discussion...which is similar to the US in having a private health insurance system. These numbers - from 2007, the last full year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030910/opi_576421222.shtml
Opinion
Pro: Health care law is a hopeful step forward

...Ironically, the reform is being attacked as having gone too far in expanding the government's role in the health insurance system. But the real problem is that it did not go far enough.A simple expansion of Medicare to cover the non-elderly...

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Opinion
My turn: Liberal economic principles bring prosperity to America

...obligations they made to their workers. So now instead of $100 million going into the corporation's retirement or health insurance system, it goes into the CEO's paycheck or golden parachute. Renshaw's complaint is not new. Pay and benefits...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091307/opi_20070913002.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Universal health care can work for us

...these enhanced policy tools to pave the way to universal health care coverage for all Alaskans. Changing the health insurance system is not easy. Yet I am certain that someday we will look back on this era and ask ourselves, "What took so long...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032607/opi_20070326010.shtml
Opinion
Cost for student loans in Alaska on the rise

While most changes to the nation's health insurance system won't take effect for several years, students and parents borrowing to pay for college in Alaska and across the country will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042710/sta_626079444.shtml
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