health screenWASHINGTON, D.C. (5/17/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, has released the following statement regarding his vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. The legislation is more commonly referred to as Obamacare.
 
“The President’s takeover of our healthcare system is going to hit the pocketbooks of Kentuckians and all Americans at a time when we can least afford it. A $1.8 trillion government takeover of healthcare that puts the federal government in between doctors and their patients is not the type of healthcare reform that we need. Instead, we need common sense reforms that give Kentuckians the healthcare they want, from a doctor that they choose, and at a price that they can afford.”
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual Eggstravaganza

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (03/29/2015) — A fire truck siren sounded Saturday at the Madisonville City Park, but not because… Read More

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly Bloodying Toddler's Nose

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) ― A 19-year-old Madisonville man has been charged for allegedly striking an 18-month-old… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5890

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5421

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5181

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5114

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4280

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4118

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13808

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11625

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 2953

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2040

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 1727

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 30, 2015 1405

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 1240

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 1187

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 1009

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 29, 2015 876

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 779

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor
March 29, 2015 707

Market Commentary - March 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin