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People dying without health insurance, panel told

Jaydra Cope at the Senate Health and Long Term Care Committee hearing.

OLYMPIA – Jaydra Cope of Spokane sat patiently through a legislative hearing Monday on federal health care reform as Republicans and Democrats sparred over sections of the law and insurance companies differed over whether a bill should be changed.

The Eastern Washington University social work student hoped to deliver much simpler message to the committee than the intricacies of health care exchanges or the differences between bronze, silver or gold plans. If there was time.

“People are dying,” Cope said outside hearing room. Her brother was one of them. . .

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