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In November, Oregon voters provided an unusual opportunity to find out what voters think about a legislative proposal being considered in Congress in regard to providing affordable health insurance to children in Oregon.
Oregon legislators are now back to square one in their quest to make health care affordable for all Oregonians.
Editorials addressed the defeat of an Oregon ballot measure that would have increased the state's cigarette tax by 84.5 cents per pack to fund health coverage for children.
More than 62,300 people received health care services from Multnomah county last year, an increase of 3.2 percent from 2005.
The Healthy Kids Oregon coalition on Thursday launched a campaign in support of a state ballot measure that would increase cigarette taxes to provide health care for more than 100,000 Oregon children without health insurance.