Municipal workers 'beg' Houston to lower health insurance cost
For rank and file municipal workers it was the deepest kind of cut — the kind that clips hard at a paycheck and cleans out savings. In February, Houston Mayor Annise Parker lifted health insurance premiums by nearly 15 percent and drastically raised co-pays and deductibles across the board. Five months later, city employees are struggling to meet their medical costs.
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