Raising Women’s Voices

Nancy Pelosi speaks out for the public option and Kent Conrad does the opposite

Posted in DC Reform, Health Reform Policy Proposals by raisingwomensvoices on June 16, 2009

Affordability and accessibility are the goals for health care reform. Pelosi stands behind a public option that offers these things – she’s denied support for the co-op option and other plans that exclude an explicitly federally-backed public option. She says there aren’t enough votes to pass health care reform without a public option. And, Kent Conrad (D – ND) has come out saying that there aren’t the votes to pass health care reform with a public option. So now what?! According to Conrad, the Co-Op Option:

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