Personal Stories

Unemployed and without affordable healthcare

“My husband lost his job last week, we can’t afford the deductible & premiums for COBRA, so will be paying out-of-pocket for our life-saving medical prescriptions while also trying to make mortgage payments, keep our . . . read more »

I had health insurance and they didn’t . . .

Editor’s Note: Maine State Senator Troy Jackson speaking to the Legislature on May 20, 2013; the crux of the speech is his personal story about a young friend and fellow lumberman who died for lack of . . . read more »