Monthly Archives: May 2015

Unaffordable Health Care – Muriel’s Story

Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and in the subsequent partisan battles over Obamacare, there has been one constant point of agreement between Republicans and Democrats. We all want a healthcare system that supports families hit with a catastrophic medical … Continue reading

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Mandating Paid Sick Leave – The Utilitarian Argument

A recent Shawn Vestal column on a proposed ‪Spokane ordinance‬ mandating paid sick leave (http://bit.ly/1FiYPkI) lacks depth. Frankly, rather than arguing that mandated sick leave hurts the economy, the issue is the very basic question of whether this is an area where government … Continue reading

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