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Union Files Two Health Cost Ballot Initiatives
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One measure would prohibit non-profit hospitals from paying their executives more than $450,000 per year. That’s what the U.S. President earns.

The other measure would prohibit hospitals from overcharging for health care.

“You see that crutches cost $800, aspirin costs $25, gauze bandages cost $25 or $35, and everybody’s experienced this,” says Dave Regan with the Service Employees International Union.