I was surprised to discover that there are nearly 3,000 people in our community (98th District) who do not have health insurance. These folks earn too much to be eligible for Medicaid but not enough to afford to buy commercial insurance.
They have a choice of buying groceries or health insurance, it seems. These same folks may want to think about that when they vote on Nov. 7.
Sheila Crowley has been an advocate for affordable health insurance for all as well as affordable housing her entire career. She served as CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition for years and is considered a social policy expert.
It’s time to support someone who is looking out for the vulnerable, the disadvantaged and those who are discriminated against. These are unsettling times and we must pay attention. We can’t afford to sit by and let someone else choose who represents us.
We must each make our voice heard. We must elect people with integrity who will trul...
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