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Town hall meeting brings out strong opinions on health care reform
Chico Enterprise Record

A town hall meeting in Chico on Monday night mirrored the status of the national health care debate: people disagree. Strong views were expressed on both sides during a meeting held by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) and state Sen. Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), both of whom opposed the planned health care changes. The goal of the national Affordable Health Care Act is to have all Americans obtain health insurance or pay a penalty. Medicaid eligibility is expanded and an online marketplace for health insurance created.