|GOP Aims to Takeaway Health Care From Their Own Constituents|
|Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Brandon Weathersby|
|Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:44|
Millions of Americans, including 49,300 in the Fox Valley/Green Bay area and nearly 240,000 statewide in Wisconsin Congressional districts held by Republicans could be harmed by ill conceived American Healthcare Act.
MADISON - Before the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans lacked access to quality, affordable health insurance, and even those who did have coverage had little protection against insurance company abuses. It seems that Wisconsin's Republican members of Congress want to drag us back to the dark age before President Obama's landmark legislation.
With less than forty hours to go until the vote, House Republicans haven't budged and continue to plan to vote against their constituents. How many constituents?
Rep. Paul Ryan, Congressional District 1: 49,600
"It's not every day that I encourage anyone to follow Sen. Ron Johnson's lead, but in this case he's correct. House Republicans should be protecting their constituents and voting no on this horrible bill that rips away coverage for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites," Democratic Party of Wisconsin spokesman Brandon Weathersby said on Wednesday. "Constituents continue to call and email legislative offices in Wisconsin imploring them to vote against Wealthcare when they go to the House floor tomorrow. Republicans should listen to the people who sent them to Washington to represent them."
Correction: a previous version of this release implied the entire Congress will vote on the Republican proposal tomorrow. The current version has been updated to reflect just the House will vote on the bill on Thursday.
|Last Updated on Friday, 24 March 2017 11:29|