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Mass. groups back ballot initiative on universal healthcare

By Michael Levenson
Globe Correspondent / March 5, 2006

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Backers of universal health insurance yesterday refused to throw their support behind a compromise to expand coverage that is emerging in the Legislature unless the plan becomes law, and vowed to continue pushing for a far costlier 2006 ballot initiative that would hike cigarette and payroll taxes to bring healthcare to all in Massachusetts. (Full article: 666 words)

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