Where Do Texas Democrats Stand On Single-Payer Health Care?
Where do Texas Democrats Stand on Single-Payer Health Care?
Half of the state’s congressional Dems have not signed on to Medicare for All legislation.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:42 pm CST
U.S. Representatives Joaquin Castro, Beto O’Rourke, Lloyd Doggett (left to right) United States Congress/Wikimedia Commons
About 4.5 million Texans would get coverage under the single-payer health care legislation that’s gaining traction in Congress. Texas, with the highest uninsured rate in the country — nearly twice the national rate — has a lot of catching up to do. But many Democrats still see single-payer health care as a risky political move, especially as Republicans continue attempts to dismantle the …