Rockefeller has 'real concerns' about health co-ops

Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerLobbying world Overnight Tech: Senators place holds on FCC commissioner Overnight Tech: Senate panel to vote on Dem FCC commissioner MORE (D-W.Va.), a strong proponent of creating a government-run public option insurance program, isn't much interested in compromising.

A member of the Finance Committee, Rockefeller hasn't been shy about criticizing a compromise proposed by Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) to instead create not-for-profit, member-owned healthcare cooperatives that would compete with private insurance under healthcare reform.

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