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State Senator Jeff Irwin Of Ann Arbor Advocates Insurance For All

Jeff Irwin
Michigan Senate Democrats

A Town Hall on "Medicare For All" will be held in Ypsilanti on Saturday.  The panel discussion and audience Q & A will feature Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, State Representatives Yousef Rabhi and Ronnie Peterson, and State Senator Jeff Irwin.  Irwin joined WEMU's David Fair to discuss how the need for, and the barriers to, a path forward to national health care coverage. 

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"Medicare For All" Town Hall

"Medicare For All" Town Hall: 5-7 pm Saturday, July 13th at Mckenny Hall on the Eastern Michigan University Campus. 

In February of this year, Reps. Debbie Dingell and Pramila Jayapal introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2019 with more than 100 co-sponsors. The bill would improve and expand access to medicare so that every American has access to quality, affordable healthcare.

Join Rep. Dingell, Rep. Jayapal, and representatives from Washtenaw County to learn more about the fight for Medicare for All at the federal and state levels and to ask any questions you may have!

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