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Palouse Blood Drive June 21

Universal health care


In the mid 80s I had great health care for my young family. I worked in construction and as long as there was work, I had wonderful health care because I was in a strong union. During a slow period when work dried up, I used COBRA to buy health care by the month but it seemed very expensive and I eventually had to stop making payments and lost our insurance. Luckily we had no major health needs during this period but I was worried.

Now with lots of people losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic I imagine lots of people have trouble paying for health insurance. This is a perfect time...

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