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Poll Shows Many Oregonians Would Support Hefty Tax To Fund Universal Health Care

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A new poll indicates there is broad support in Oregon for universal health care, with many residents in favor of funding it with a tax.

Despite Supermajority, Democrats Split On Bold Health Care Reform

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SALEM – In early April, as the Oregon legislative session neared its halfway point, residents across the state filled a hearing room to implore the Senate Committee on Health Care to pass Senate Bill 770 and pave the way for universal health care in Oregon.

Dems Push Universal Health Care Plan Without Premiums, Co-Pays, Deductibles

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The Democrat-controlled Oregon Legislature will decide this session whether to plunge into the turbulent waters of a universal, taxpayer-funded health insurance system.

Oregon Lawmakers Tackle Plan For Statewide Health Care

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The task is ambitious and a work is in progress, with a report due at the end of November.

The Oregon Legislature launched a panel 10 months ago to develop a roadmap for affordable statewide universal health care. The task was ambitious. Similar efforts in other states have gotten nowhere, and there is scant support at the federal level for expanding Medicaid.

Quick: What’s The Difference Between Medicare-For-All and Single-Payer?

Terms like single payer, public option and universal health care are bandied about, but few know exactly what they mean.

Across the country, catchphrases such as “Medicare-for-all,” “single-payer,” “public option” and “universal health care” are sweeping state and federal political races as Democrats tap into voter anger about GOP efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act and erode protections for people with preexis

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