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  • GAO cites failures in home elder care

    GAO cites failures in home elder care

    July 25, 2003 By Annie Fox

    In some states, home and community-based alternatives are replacing nursing homes as the primary form of long-term elder care. Despite widespread support for home care for the elderly as more desirable and less costly, there are...

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  • Rhode Island budget coalition scores win

    Rhode Island budget coalition scores win

    July 25, 2003

    Around the country, state budgets have been in crisis. Rhode Island’s budget is no different, with a deficit in the hundreds of millions – a big number for a small state. Newly-elected Republican Gov. Don Carcieri...

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  • We need a national health plan for all

    We need a national health plan for all

    July 25, 2003

    Workers Correspondence The other day, I went to the drug store to fill five prescriptions for my wife and me. My total cost was $10. There were two other retired workers in line with me, also...

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  • Town meetings oppose Bush drug plan

    Town meetings oppose Bush drug plan

    July 25, 2003

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Unable to get heard on the floor of the House, over 70 members of Congress convened town hall meetings in their home districts over the weekend to expose the truth about the...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    July 25, 2003

    CHICAGO, Ill.: Show us the evidence, Mr. President Thirty Chicago aldermen, a majority of the Chicago City Council, signed a letter this week to President Bush urging him to reveal to the nation all the evidence...

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