Oregon state lawmakers vote on making health care a right
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Legislature on Tuesday was considering taking a step toward enshrining the right to health care in its state Constitution, which would be unprecedented in the United States.
The House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on the bill and passage would send it to the state Senate, whose approval would put it on the ballot for Oregon voters in the November election.
The move comes as the Trump administration has tried to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law.
"Having this go to the voters in November will reaffirm that and send an... read more
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