TITLE

Now what? Oregon child health plan up in smoke

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Jan2008, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a proposed tobacco tax increase in Oregon. It cites the attitude by the state's residents towards Measure 50, which was seen as a way to insure many of the state's uninsured children and adults. It describes the efforts by the state's legislative leaders and Governor Ted Kulongoski to make health care affordable for all Oregonians.
ACCESSION #
28066947

 

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