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Health Care
8:16 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Events Thursday in Kalamazoo area offer help with Obamacare enrollment

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Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Shawn Dhanak

    

Free professional help is being offered Thursday for people who need assistance enrolling in health care plans. 

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11:55 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Governor Snyder criticizes Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema for comments on gays and AIDS

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Snyder calls Agema's remarks in Berrien County "extreme and discriminatory"
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder has added his voice to the chorus of criticism directed at Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema over his latest antigay remarks. Agema, in a speech at a Republican meeting in Berrien County on Thursday, said that gay people manipulate the system to get free health insurance because they are dying from AIDS at a young age.
12:33 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Poll shows narrow opposition to ban on abortion insurance coverage

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Right to Life has submitted petition signatures for a voter-initiated law
Lansing A narrow majority of likely Michigan voters say they oppose efforts to require women to buy additional health insurance for abortion coverage, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.
6:43 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Upton's "Keep Your Health Plan" act to move ahead in House

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At least 146,ooo people in Michigan have received cancellation noticies
Washington While President Barack Obama announced Thursday his fix for Americans wrestling with canceled health insurance, the GOP-led House will still push forward with its own legislation Friday sponsored by a top Michigan lawmaker, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton
7:41 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Upton hopes for quick passage of "Keep Your Health Plan" act

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Upton would like vote before Thanksgiving
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND, MI - Congressman Fred Upton said he hopes to fast-track legislation he introduced Monday that would offer Americans a one-year grace period to keep their old insurance policies. Within two days of its introduction, the "Keep Your Health Plan Act" has attracted more than 90 cosponsors, he said at a Thursday morning meeting at the Rotary Club of Gull Lake Area.

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