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  • Rep. Lee introduces universal health care bill

    Rep. Lee introduces universal health care bill

    October 9, 2003 By David Lawrence

    On Sept. 3, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced HR 3000, the United States Universal Health Service Act. This bill, or one very similar to it, has been introduced every year in Congress since 1973.

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  • School reform battle rages in Pennsylvania

    School reform battle rages in Pennsylvania

    October 9, 2003

    The Republican majority in the Pennsylvania State Senate has refused to pass Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell’s education budget even though the state’s schools have been in session for nearly a month. Inquiries from angry citizens receive...

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  • Recession not over by a long shot

    Recession not over by a long shot

    October 9, 2003

    When George Bush introduced his 2003 tax cut package he said it was a “jobs and growth” plan. Later, his Council of Economic Advisors predicted that the plan would stimulate enough economic growth to create 5.5...

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  • Chicago: largest city to reject Patriot Act

    Chicago: largest city to reject Patriot Act

    October 9, 2003

    CHICAGO – The Chicago City Council overwhelmingly passed a resolution Oct. 1 denouncing the USA Patriot Act and calling for the repeal of those parts of it that violate the U.S. Constitution. Chicago thus becomes the...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    October 9, 2003

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.: Labor/community coalition wins living wage It took four years of hard, smart work to produce a 6-2 vote by the Sacramento City Council approving a living wage ordinance, Sept. 30. Sacramento is the 18th...

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