Raising Women’s Voices

Health coverage for undocumented workers deemed too “politically explosive”

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on May 26, 2009

Yet again undocumented workers have been left out to dry. On Thursday the 21st of this month, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D – Montana) dismissed the idea of including undocumented workers in federally-backed health coverage plans, citing the political sensitivity of the issue and the likelihood that any proposal with this inclusion would not become law. Read more here.


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