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VIEWPOINT | ‘Medicare for All’ is no pipe dream

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On July 30, one of our nation’s most valuable and popular social programs turns 50. Signed into law by President Johnson, the program currently covers 55 million Americans — people aged 65 and older and younger people with permanent disabilities. On its golden anniversary, Medicare can celebrate many worthy accomplishments. Among them, it has sharply reduced poverty among seniors and has reduced health disparities related to race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

 

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EDITORIAL | Emerson, Callison, Gardner and Born should move ahead in primary

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

The Aug. 4 primary election is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t voted, it’s time to dust off that ballot and check a few boxes. For those who are still unsure about who deserves your trust, we have a few suggestions. In the race for Langley mayor Sharon Emerson and Tim Callison should move ahead to the November general election. Their demonstrated leadership skills, combined with their professional and life experience make them the top two candidates for the job.

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