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Ala. Senate's insurance meeting set for Aug. 15

MONTGOMERY (AP) — The State Employees Insurance Board will wait until its next regular meeting in August to discuss whether state senators should receive health insurance at little or no cost.

On June 7, the Senate passed a resolution to seek participation in a health insurance program that the State Employees Insurance Board runs for city and county employees.

Last week, the board's premium and benefits committee decided to have a special meeting of the full board in the next few weeks to discuss the Senate's resolution and the governor's opposition to it.

William Ashmore, the board's executive director, said Monday board members already had summer travel plans that made scheduling a special meeting difficult. Because of that, the Senate's health insurance issue will be discussed at the board's next regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 15, he said.

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