The Senate Finance Committee this week released three models on government-run public health insurance options. One option is a "Medicare-like" plan administered by a new federal agency while the other options would be administered by states or third-party regional administrators. While the Main Street Alliance said it intends to tell the Senate it will conditionally accept an employer mandate, NFIB will not, says spokeswoman Stephanie Cathcart. "The Main Street Alliance is hardly representative of small business," she said.

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