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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr Park, West Noel

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) – Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission had its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday,… Read More

Endowment Recognizes Donor, Announces Music, Memory Program at Spring Creek Health Care

MURRAY, Ky. (8/30/15) — The Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare was recently presented with a $5,000 donation from… Read More
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11347

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4704

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3200

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2598

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2285

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 16836

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11347

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 3200

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1719

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1048

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 896

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 660

UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to Increase…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 570

Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 503

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 470

Education Chief Reflects on Service

by KET
August 30, 2015 394

Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 335

Mustangs blank Logan County, 39-0

by Steve LeMaster