Written by Bill Whitaker and Cheryl Simpson August 04, 2014 08:29 am
With all the commotion in the courts about the Affordable Care Act, it would be easy to overlook an important birthday. July 30 was the 49th anniversary of the public health insurance program that covers our nation’s seniors and people with severe disabilities.
There’s something refreshing about seeing a full town hall meeting. Our lives are busy, so when people slow down to engage with their communities on issues of importance, it’s noteworthy — and often newsworthy.