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Democratic Research Aide: Martin Sumners
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Gusciora to Introduce Single-Payer Healthcare LegislationHealth care 'a right, not a privilege,' says Veteran Lawmaker
Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon) announced on Monday that he would be introducing legislation to establish a single-payer healthcare system in the state of New Jersey.
"For decades, we've treated healthcare as a privilege, and not a right," said Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon). "We're the only industrialized nation that lets its citizens face financial ruin if they get sick. The fact of the matter is healthcare should be a right, not a privilege. If we introduce a single-payer system, we ensure that everyone will have access to healthcare..."