User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


51° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

McCain Unveils Health Care Plan

October 11, 2007, 8:48 AM

McCain Unveils Health Care Plan
Republican presidential candidate John McCain's health-care proposal seeks to give people more options and save money through increased competition.

In remarks prepared for a speech today in Des Moines, McCain says America is "approaching a 'perfect storm' of problems" that could destroy the health-care system if not addressed by the next president.

His plan would allow consumers to buy health insurance nationwide, instead of being limited to in-state companies. People could keep their health care as they change jobs and they would be covered between retirement and Medicare eligibility.

McCain also wants to allow cheaper generic versions of drugs into the U.S.

McCain aides aren't providing a pricetag and acknowledge the plan would take time to implement. To help pay for it, they say McCain would end a provision in the tax code that lets employers deduct the cost of health care from their taxable earnings.

He's scheduled to speak at Hotel Fort Des Moines at 11:45 a.m.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Homeowner, Firefighter Dead After Overnight House Fire

4/13/2015 7:34 AM

According to Brandon Police Chief David Kull, 47-year-old homeowner David Smith was transported to a Sioux Falls hospital where he was pronounced dead...

Full Story
Procession Held For Fallen Volunteer Firefighter

4/13/2015 10:49 AM

Several law enforcement agencies assisted in a procession to transport a firefighter who died in a Brandon house fire.

Full Story
6 Arrested In Sex Trafficking Investigations

4/13/2015 10:15 AM

The arrests were made following investigations into sex trafficking in Sioux Falls by the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and Internet...

Full Story
Man Arrested For 1989 Minnehaha County Homicide

4/17/2015 9:47 AM

57-year-old Kim Leroy Aune was arrested by authorities in Lee County, Florida in connection with the 1989 death of Kimberly Eidsness.

Full Story
11 Year Old SF Student Faces Drug & Assault Charges

4/16/2015 12:12 PM

An 11-year-old Patrick Henry Middle School student is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon after bringing a BB gun to school.

Full Story


Events