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06/30/2021   12:00 AM

NYC MUNICIPAL RETIREES SAY "DONíT TAKE AWAY THEIR MEDICARE

by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Retired teachers, sanitation workers, hospital workers, office workers, and firefighters who spent their careers working for New York City marched today through the financial district. They protested the city’s plans to move 250,000 retirees from traditional government run Medicare to a privately run Medicare Advantage plan.

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Municipal retirees protest their medicare being taken from them despite working their entire lives for it.