Tag Archive: HealthCare

Feb 20 2010

Update: Why Reconciliation? [Where HealthCare Stands]

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Leading up to the mid-January special election for the late Senator Kennedy’s seat, I wrote a brief post on the Democrats’ backup plan if Brown won.  Well, Brown won, and reconciliation has been called for.  Here’s a deeper look at the process and how it’s being used.  Budget reconciliation is a provision of the Congressional …

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Feb 10 2010

All Actors Under One Union

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It’s sheer idiocy that so many of my fellow actors cannot qualify for health insurance and benefits these days.  Many factors contribute to this dilemma, including rising out-of-state production and a lack of production investment funds due to the Great Recession, but the most ridiculous of these is the work division between SAG and AFTRA.  …

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