Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On Vice President Mike Pence Visit To Janesville
"Instead of trying to rip coverage away from Americans, we should be working to strengthen the Affordable Care Act..."
“It is very telling that Vice President Pence, Speaker Ryan, and Secretary Price spent more time in invite-only meetings than speaking to regular Wisconsinites who are afraid that their health care will be taken away from them.
“If they had spoken to a family no longer under a mountain of debt from medical bills, a part-time teacher who can finally afford preventative care, or a recent college graduate who no longer goes to sleep at night praying they don’t get sick, they’d know that the Affordable Care Act is helping millions of our friends, families, and neighbors.
“The fact is that the ACA is more popular than ever after helping 150 million Americans with pre-existing conditions gain crucial health care coverage, increasing mental health and substance abuse health coverage substantially, and insuring millions of young adults who can now stay on their parent’s health insurance until age 26.
“Republicans still have no plan of their own to insure the millions of Americans who got access to lifesaving health care under the ACA. And the few ideas they have put on the table would lead to worse care that is harder to get and more expensive.
“Instead of trying to rip coverage away from Americans, we should be working to strengthen the Affordable Care Act and finding ways to expand access to affordable health care.”
Mentioned in This Press Release
Recent Press Releases by Democratic Party of Wisconsin - Page 3
Mayor Tom Barrett and Chair Martha Laning Slam Disastrous Trumpcare Bill, Call For Strengthening ACAJun 10th, 2017 by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
If Trumpcare becomes the law of the land, it is estimated that 311,000 Wisconsin residents will lose their health care coverage.
"Shockingly, the President does not seem to prioritize the integrity of our democracy."
Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Dale Kooyenga Fail To Get The Job Done
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the President’s Decision to Withdraw From The Paris AgreementJun 2nd, 2017 by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
"Anyone who cares about the future of our planet and the future of our economy should remember his action this week and plan to vote him out of office..."
The CBO found the premiums could rise as much as 700 percent for low-income seniors.
According to a report released by the CBO and JCT, Wisconsin Republicans voted to raise premiums on their own constituents to the tune of a twenty percent hike starting just next year.
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on AG Brad Schimel Request To Supreme Court For A Stay In Redistricting Lawsuit RulingMay 22nd, 2017 by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
"Schimel should end his tremendous waste of taxpayer resources and urge the legislature to create new lines as requested by the highest court in the land..."
Speaker Paul Ryan Swears House GOP To Secrecy Regarding Trump’s Ties To Russia, Spokesperson Lies About The ConversationMay 17th, 2017 by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
“There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said
It isn't the first time Gov. Walker's flagship job creation agency has shown an inability to do its duties on behalf of the taxpayers.
Schimel struggled once again to describe the state’s progress in the state's rape kit backlog