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Thursday, June 22, 2017

U.S. Senate Republicans Releases 'TrumpCare' Health Bill

June 22, 2017 - U.S. Senate Republicans have released a 142-page draft of their bill to eliminate much of the Obama health care law.

The measure would cut and revamp Medicaid, the health care program for lower-income and people with disabilities.

It would repeal tax increases Obama's law imposed on higher-income people and medical industry companies to pay for expanded coverage. And it would end the tax penalty Obama's statute imposes on people who don't buy insurance — in effect, ending the so-called individual mandate.

It faces uniform Democratic opposition over the next weeks. And at least a half-dozen Republicans — both conservatives and moderates — have complained about it.

For all of us that have concerns over TrumpCare, we will need to contact our U,S. Senators on both sides of the aisle. Please call, email, sign petitions, work with organization, and exercise the rights we have in the United States to oppose the TrumpCare devastating effects before us.

For the Full Bill as posted by U.S. Senate Budget Committee: https://www.budget.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SENATEHEALTHCARE.pdf

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