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Reader wants campaign reform

This letter is in reply to Mr. Roach's op-ed on health care (Courier-Herald, Sept. 2).

Does Mr. Roach think that there is a final bill already finished and signed by the president? If so, it's news to me.

His editorial, I feel, is full of scare tactics and half truths. I wondered why a representative of the people would knowingly do this, then I decided to look up contributions to Mr. Roach and well what do you know, for the year of 2008 insurance and real estate corporations contributed $31,000 to his campaign. What we need is campaign reform to stop this type of influence of the people we elect to support us and not the insurance companies.

Joey Sinkovic

Buckley

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