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Political stories from across the state (Friday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Gamble on life without insurance came up short for this family

Gamble on life without insurance came up short for this family

Like one million Arizonans, the Chandler family of Tucson has no health insurance.

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High school senior faces cancer without health insurance

High school senior faces cancer without health insurance

High school senior Angelita Cienfuegos is facing a serious illness on her own, with no health insurance.

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Uninsured can shop for health plans starting Tuesday

Uninsured can shop for health plans starting Tuesday

A marketplace for federally subsidized insurance under President Obama’s health law opens Tuesday, but many Southern Arizonans still have no idea how it works.

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Working and uninsured - but that could soon change

Working and uninsured - but that could soon change

With a history of blood clots and a recently diagnosed thyroid condition, Elizabeth Hall can’t afford health insurance on the individual market. And although she works an average of 36 hours a week, her employer, the University of Arizona Medical Center, doesn’t cover employees like her who …

September 29, 2013 12:00 am

Affordable Care Act will be anything but, conservative group says

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress after much political debate.

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Confused? Here are some common questions and answers about the ACA

How do I know if I need to use

September 29, 2013 12:00 am

Those who don't get health insurance face penalties

Penalties in 2014 for people who don't sign up for health insurance are 1 percent of your yearly income or $95 per person for the year, whichever is higher.

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Employee with bare-bones plan wonders if she can do better under ACA

Employee with bare-bones plan wonders if she can do better under ACA

Between her monthly insurance premiums, prescriptions and insulin pump supplies, Tucson resident Karen Hollish shells out nearly $4,000 a year on health care.

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Many young adults know little about Affordable Care Act

Jay Chavez is young, healthy, and doesn’t go to the doctor much.

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Federal agency hopes every uninsured American will sign up

The Arizona Daily Star interviewed the regional administrator for the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services earlier this month when he was in Tucson.

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What the Affordable Care Act means to Tucson

The Arizona Daily Star spoke with Pima County Medical Society president Dr. Charles Katzenberg about local effects of the Affordable Care Act, which will start enrolling people in federally subsidized health insurance Oct. 1. The enrollment period goes until March 31.

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Small-business owner learns she'll save money on the insurance marketplace

Provisions in the Affordable Care Act prompted Tucson business owner Dot Kret to reconsider the health insurance she provides to her employees.

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Uninsured family weighs whether to sign up

Uninsured family weighs whether to sign up

For the first time in a decade, no one in the Benequista family has health insurance.

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Arizona health insurance by the numbers

Arizona Insurance Coverage

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September 27, 2013 12:00 am

Health care advocates go door-to-door in Tucson

As the Oct. 1 launch of the new health-insurance marketplace draws near, advocates in Tucson are taking to the streets to spread the word.

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Will the new health-care law deliver needed reforms?

WASHINGTON - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has failed to live up to its promises - or even its name.

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Will the new health-care law deliver needed reforms?

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The new Affordable Care Act provides both short- and long-term plans for health improvement. Its success depends on full implementation of short-term health insurance access and long-term public-health elements.

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