Story of hope: People want, need this care

Commentary | October 9, 2013 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Republicans in the Congress have lost. The numbers in our state tell the story: In just five days, 9,500 people completed their health care enrollments. Of these, 2,600 got immediate coverage. For the rest of the new enrollees, coverage kicks in on Jan. 1. They want this coverage. One thousand have already made their payments -- two and a half months in advance. It is a story of hope and promise for our state and our country ... that is, if you believe that American citizens should have the right to affordable health care.

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