Illinois Senator Says “Maybe” On Opt-out Provision

U.S. Sen. Rolland Burris (D-Ill.) supports health care legislation that lets states opt out of a government-run health insurance plan (aka “public option”). Or does he?

Cross-posted from State House Call.

By John LaPlante

The Chicago Tribune says that Burris might–or might not–support such an idea.

The Burris story illustrates one factor that determines where health reform goes–will single-payer advocates be happy with four-fifths of a loaf, or will they vote it down because it doesn’t give them even more?


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