Shifting Medical Costs Back to the Consumer

Shifting Medical Costs Back to the Consumer

U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, is ready to dismantle the healthcare law. By shifting costs onto the patient, only catastrophic events will be covered by insurance companies – eliminating coverage for basic and preventive care.

Why I Vote Absentee

Why I Vote Absentee

This year, I know that I won’t be in town on Election Day, and I won’t be able to vote in person. But this election cycle, more than ever, I want my voice to be heard. At the end of September, I printed out and mailed my absentee ballot application to my township clerk’s office. It took less than 5 minutes. I waited a few weeks, and when my ballot still hadn’t arrived, I called the clerk’s office who said that it had been sent, but of course it could have gotten lost in the mail. I was told my new ballot would go out with that evening’s mail pick up. I was received my replacement ballot in a few days, and my old ballot was voided. This weekend, I filled out my absentee ballot and popped it in the mail on my way to work on Monday morning. I’ve voted, and my voice is going to be...
The 411 on Vote411 – Get Your Sample Ballot

The 411 on Vote411 – Get Your Sample Ballot

Vote411 (created by the League of Women Voters Education Fund) is a website that allows you to “learn where candidates running for office in your community stand on the issues” simply by entering your address to pull up your sample ballot.

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