In early February, as the momentum of the primaries gathered behind Bernie Sanders, the senator’s universal health care plan took center stage in Las Vegas, promising working-class Nevadans comprehensive access to health care and relief from soaring medical costs. Nonetheless, one of Medicare for All’s biggest critics in the lead-up to the Nevada caucus seemed to come from one of Sanders’s key constituent groups: organized labor.
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Nashville Public Radio reported over the weekend that the Tennessee legislature is finalizing legislation that would add work requirements to the state's Medicaid program, kicking at least 3,700 Tennessee workers off their health care.
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