Dennis Kucinich Wants His Single-Payer Provision Reinstated In Health Bill
The Washington Independent :
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) was none too happy when House leaders stripped his single-payer provision from their $894 billion health reform proposal. Today, he's urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to reinstate it.
"Like many other important reforms included in the underlying bill, the Kucinich amendment is the object of attack by the insurance industry," Kucinich wrote in a letter. "Unlike other reform measures, Leadership has chosen to strip the Kucinich amendment of the protection it deserves."