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Pass Initiative Measure 101 to fund needed medical care
Letter to Albany Democrat Herald
by Edie Orner, Albany
November 15, 2017

Vote YES for Measure 101
Letter to Albany Democrat-Herald
by Ray Kauffman, Albany
November `12, 2017

Our For-Profit Medical Culture
Letter to the Albany Democrat Herald,
by  Nadine Sandbo, Albany

Time to take advertising costs out of the prices of prescription medicines
Letter to the Statesman Journal, 
by Ricardo Small, Albany
May 22, 2017

Health care complicated issue
Mailbag: Albany Democrat-Herald
by Kim Jackson
March 21, 2017

Mailbag: We need universal health care
Letter to the Albany Democrat-Herald
by Kim Jackson
Deecember 22, 2016

Letter to the Albany Democrat-Herald
by Ray Kauffman, Albany
October 21, 2016


    Medicare forever
    Letter to the Oregonian
    by Wes Brain, Ashland
    January 29, 2017
    Also published in the Ashland Daily Tidings,
    Cling to our right to health care
    January 31, 2017

    Rally for health care
    Letter to the Medford Mail Tribune
    by Lauri Hoagland, Ashland
    January 13, 2017

    Remove corporate greed
    Letter to the Ashland Daily Tidings
    by Brenda Gould, Ashland
    Oct. 11, 2016


    Single-payer is best option to Obamacare
    Guest Viewpoint for The Register-Guard, 
    by Bob Fischer, Bandon
    August 30, 2016

    Single-payer would fix ACA flaws
    by DULCE HAVILL, Bandon
    Register Guard Feb 5, 2016

    Why back health care status quo?
    Letter to the Eugene Register Guard,
    by BOB FISCHER, Bandon
    January 20, 2016


    As I See It: The case for Ballot Measure 101
    by Michael C. Huntington, M.D., Corvallis
    For The Gazette Times
    October 19, 2017

    As I See It: Health care at a tipping point
    For the Gazette Times,
    by Mark Weiss, Philomoath
    October 19, 2017

    Don’t risk health for politics
    Letter to the Corvallis Gazette-Times
    by Jo Alexander, Corvallis
    September 28, 2017

    Oregon can lead in health care
    Letter to the Corvallis Gazette Times
    by Bonnie Bailey, Corvalls
    June 29. 2017

    As I See It: Let's stop the health care train wreck
    Corvallis Gazette-Times
    by Bud Laurent
    May 19, 2017

    As I See It: The ethical choice on health care
    by Bruce Thomson, M.D.
    for the Corvallis Gazette-Times
    April 17, 2017

    Single Payer Is the Best Bet
    Letter to the Gazette Times
    by Fred Shaub
    March 28, 2017

    HB 2387 is good for Oregon
    Letter to the Gazette-Times
    by Michael Huntington, MD, Corvallis
    March 27, 2017

    Here's more on Medicare costs
    Letter to the Corvallis Gazette-Times
    by Thomas Kraemer, Corvallis
    January 9, 2017

    “Insurance.” my friend?
    Letter to the Gazette Times
    by Mike Huntington MD, Corvallis
    December 29, 2016

    A Message on Health Care
    Letter to the Gazette Times
    by Laurie Labbitt, Corvallis
    November 23, 2016

    Letter to The Oregonian
    by Jo Alexander, Corvallis
    November 16, 2016

    Universal health care the answer
    Letter to the The Eugene Register Guard,
    by Jo Alexander, Corvallis
    November 10, 2016

    As I See It: Health care change is inevitable
    Op-ed for the Corvallis Gazette Times
    by Ron Loe
    October 16, 2016

    Why we can't afford this health care system
    Letter to the Corvallis Gazette-Times
    by Dianne Farrell, Corvallis
    Oct 6, 2016

    As I See It: The gap in US health care
    Op-Ed for the Corvallis Gazette-Times
     by George J. Dooley III
    Sept. 26, 2016

    As I See It: How Childhood Affects our Health
    Op-Ed for The Gazette-Times
    by Joshua Strait, Medical Student, Lebanon
    Sept 23, 2016

    As I See It: Samaritan expands, while health care crashes
    Op-Ed for the Corvallis Gazette-Times
    by Warren George, Corvallis
    Sep 22, 2016

    As I See It: The case for Medicare for All
    Op-Ed for the Corvallis Gazette-Times
    by Paul F. deLespinasse
    Sep 12, 2016

    Health care system is flawed
    Letter to the Gazette-Times
    by Mike Huntington, M.D., Corvallis
    Sep 5, 2016

    Ryan's health plan is a pipe dream
    Letter Corvallis Gazette Times,
    by Michael C. Huntington, M.D., Corvallis
    August 15, 2016

    Health care requires reform now
    Letter to The Gazette Times
    by Jo Alexander, Corvallis
    January 13, 2016

    Deschutes County

    Tell Walden to support expanded Medicare for all
    by Lionel Chadwick, Sisters.
    Guest columnThe Bulletin,
    June 22, 2017

    Walden should tell Congress to follow Oregon on health care
    by Dr. Nathan Boddie, Bend
    In my view: The Bend Bulletin
    March 5, 2017

    Douglas County

    Learn the economics of universal health care
    OpEd by Rick Staggenborg, Roseburg
    News Review, November 18, 2017

    Single-payer would cut costs in half
    Letter to the Register Guard
    by Dr. Rick Staggenborg, Roseburg
    President, Health Care for All Oregon: Douglas County
    April 5, 2017

    Health care should be available for all Oregonians
    Letter to The News Review
    by Jean Galleher, Sutherlin
    January 13, 2017

    Time to fix the un-Affordable Care Act
    Op-Ed The Roseburg News Review,
    by Rick Staggenborg
    November 10, 2016


    Medicare for All plan makes economic sense
    Guest Viewpoint for The Register-Guard
    by Charlie Swanson
    Oct.. 2, 2017

    Single-payer health care better, less expensive
    Opinion by David Piccioni
    For The Register-Guard, July 23, 2017

    Single-payer delivers more for less
    by Lou Sinniger, HCAO Eugene Chair, Elmira 
    Register Guard, July 18, 2017

    Single-Payer Letter Misleading
    by Philip Prince, Springfield
    Register Guard - July 18, 2017

    Health care is a right for Americans
    Register Guard, Letters in the editor's mailbag
    by Shirley Kingsbury, Eugene
    July 14, 2017

    Medicare for all not enough
    Letter to the Register Guard
    by Michael Miller, Eugene
    May 23, 2017

    Single-payer should be priority
    Letter to the Register Guard,
    by Marc Shapiro, Eugene, Founding member Health Care For All-Oregon
    May 22,2017

    Health care for all is a human right
    Letter to the Register Guard
    by Kathy Filip, Eugene
    May 19, 2017

    We need single-payer health care
    by SARIANTRA KALI, Eugene
    Letters In The Editor's Mailbag: Register Guard
    MAY 17, 2017

    Single payer is best for health care
    by Henry Elder, M.D., Eugene
    Letters in the Editor's Mailbag: Register Guard
    May 10, 2017

    Health care is a human right
    by Jonathan Siegle, Springfield
    Letters In The Editor's Mailbag:Register Guard
    May 8, 2017

    Single-payer wise, compassionate 
    Robert Granger, Eugene
    Letter to the Register Guard
    April 19, 2017

    Single payer catching on with public
    by Catherine Rampell
    Opinion: The Register Guard
    April 23, 2017

    Should we view health care as a commodity or as a right?
    Guest Viewpoint for The Register-Guard
    by Robert Silber
    April 8, 2017

    Single-payer system the answer
    Letter to The Register Guard
    By Charlie Swanson
    March 13, 2017

    The answer: Medicare for all
    Letter to The Register Guard
    by Patricia Bitner, Eugene
    February 15, 2017

    Medicare-for-all best health care approach
    Guest Viewpoint For The Register-Guard
    by Marc Shapiro
    January 24, 2017



    Zombie Health Care — BCRA rising from the dead?
    by Rand Dawson, Siltcoos Lake
    Guest Opinion for the Siuslaw News, Florence
    July 22, 2017

    Hood River

    ‘Right thing to do’: the time has come to enact universal health care
    ROBERT FLOREK, M.D, Hood River 
    Another Voice:
    Hood River News June 30, 2017

    Jackson County

    Medical providers write to Rep. Greg Walden
    Guest Opinion: Medford Mail Tribune
    by 30 Jackson County medical providers
    Mar 5, 2017

    Don't repeal Obamacare
    Letter to the Medford Mail-Tribune
    by Joyce Chapman, Shady Cove
    January 13, 2017

    La Grande

    Fairgoers want health care for all people
    The Observer
    Letter to the Editor: by Cheryl Simpson, La Grande
     August 14, 2017

    MY VOICE: Setting the record straight
    La Grande Observer
    by Bill Whitaker, La Grande
    May 31, 2017

    Film outlines how to overcome powerful elite
    Letter to the La Grande Observer
    by Cheryl Simpson, La Grande
    May 29, 2017

    Is it time for U.S. Rep. Greg Walden to endorse a national single-payer health care program?
    MY VOICE: Better health care for more people, The Observer,
    by Fuji Kreider, La Grande
    May 23, 2017

    MY VOICE: Health care in an era of Trump
    Letter to The Observer
    by Bill Whitaker, LaGrande
    February 15, 2017

    Lincoln City

    Time for Health Care for All
    Letter to the Lincoln City News Guard
    by Paco Maribona, CSA, GlenEden Beach
    March 20, 2017


    Our family, friends and communities deserve Medicare for all
    by Guest Columnist PETER MAHR
    Oregon Live, September 27, 2017


    It’s Health Insurance Time Again
    by Jerry Robbins, M.D., Newport
    Letter to the Newport News Times
    November, 2017

    Letter to Rep. Schrader
    To the editor of Newport NewsTimes:
    Below is a letter that I just wrote to our Representative Kurt Schrader. I would hope that my thoughts could also be published in the NewsTimes. 
    Jerry Robbins MD, Newport
    June 15, 2017

    The most economically and ethically viable change to make
    for health care
    Letter to the Newport News Times
    by Jerry J Robbins MD, Newport
    April 4, 2017

    On Universal Health Care
    Letter to the News Times
    by Jerry Robbins MD, Newport
    November 2, 2016

    We Can Have It If We Want It
    News Lincoln County
    Newport News Times, wednesday Feb. 24, 2016
    by Joanne Cvar, HCAO Newport


    Medicare for all is the answer
    by Rick Staggenborg, Roseburg
    News Review, July 25, 2017