Teachers bring complaints to Georgia Capitol audience ; The grievances concern changes in the state health benefits plan
|By Walter C. Jones|
The changes took effect
"Thank you TRAGIC for standing up for those of us who won't stand up for ourselves," said
When the group first gained publicity, Gov.
But the teachers wearing green and waving homemade signs in the hot sun on the Capitol steps Tuesday said the modifications weren't enough for them.
"This is a Band-Aid on an ax wound," said
"They want us to have the consequences of using our health care so taxpayers can save a few pennies," he said.
A spokeswoman for the
Most of the TRAGIC members were in a health maintenance organization no longer offered.
"At this point, it would be cheaper for me to quit my job, go on
|Copyright:||(c) 2014 ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved.|