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League of Women Voters meet Jan. 17

Denny’s Restaurant, corner of Potrero and San Pablo Avenues

Lunch at Noon

Speaker at 1:00 p.m.

Cost for Lunch: $12

(SB840 – Senator Sheila Kuehl’s Proposed Bill)
SB840: The California Health Insurance Reliability Act (CHIRA). Establishes the California Health Insurance System, administered by an elected commissioner, to provide comprehensive health care coverage to all California residents through a “single payer” system. Persons would choose their health care providers, who would be reimbursed for their services through a consolidated claims, financing, and administrative system. Requires the commissioner to seek waivers, agreements, etc., to merge various federal, state, and local health care funds into the system.

Speaker: Howard Mitchell, M.D.

Dr. Mitchell is the husband of Marie Mitchell, a member of LWVWCCC. He is a physician with many years of experience in the Health Service and has studied the idea of a single payer health plan since it’s inception. He also spoke to our League on this subject several years ago and will bring us up to date. Don’t miss this important meeting.

Deadline for Reservations: JanuAry 13th.

Call either Kay Marks, 232-3767, or Louise Vogelsberg, 233-0199, or

Mail check, payable to LWVWCCC, P.O. Box 1618, El Cerrito 94530
Meal Choices:

Grilled Chicken Breast Salad with Bread Boca Burger (Vegetarian)

Turkey club with Fries Classic Burger

Run dates: 2006-01-04 - 2006-01-17

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