Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Emerson: Healthcare Reform Will Pass; Could Support Co-Op

Congress will most likely pass some type of healthcare reform legislation this year, Rep. Jo Ann Emerson told the Southeast Missourian Wednesday.
The seven-term Republican lawmaker also did not rule out voting "in favor" of some type of healthcare reform legislation.
Emerson also said she sees promise in the idea of a healthcare cooperative or co-op. "If you add the co-op concept to that and if the co-op is done kind of like, probably Minnesota is the best example, that could be workable, that adds another option," she said.
BUT: She said the cap and trade energy climate bill will generate considerable debate, but no resolution.
The must-read is all HERE.

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