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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Bill to Require Large Companies to Provide Health Care Flatlining in Legislature

Jack Lessenberry says that according to State Sen. Ray Basham (Lansing), laid-off GM workers and all the other Michigan taxpayers are paying $46 million in extra taxes a year to provide Medicaid coverage for Wal-Mart workers in Michigan. Basham has introduced a bill in the legislature requiring any company with at least 10,000 workers to either provide some kind of minimal health care, or pay into a fund to reimburse the state. According to Lessenberry, the bill can't even get a hearing.

State Sen. Ray Basham's web site

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# posted by farlane @ 8:41 AM
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