TITLE

Ryan health plan doesn't give constituents what he gets

AUTHOR(S)
Faler, Brian
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;8/30/2012, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the health care plan for elderly people of U.S. Republican vice president candidate Paul Ryan does not safeguard the rising costs of medical bills.
ACCESSION #
79813312

 

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