Senate Dems Push To Reinstate COBRA After GOP Block

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Senate Dems Push To Reinstate COBRA After GOP Block

Huffington Post – Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced legislation Tuesday to reinstate the healthcare subsidies for fired workers that expired a month ago.

"Extending the COBRA health care premium assistance has widespread support in the Senate," Casey said in a statement. "Like unemployment insurance and aid for the states, this measure to help laid off workers pay for health insurance is being blocked. I will continue to look at all options to get this vital legislation passed."

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