Senator Roberts Supports Thune Extender Alternative; Cuts Taxes, Cuts Spending, Addresses Doctor Payments and Malpractice Reform

Jun 17 2010



WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today voted in support of an amendment, introduced by John Thune (R-SD), as an alterative to extenders legislation, that cuts taxes, addresses the Medicare physician reimbursement issue, addresses malpractice reform, extends unemployment benefits and cut wasteful stimulus spending without adding to the debt. Senator Roberts is a cosponsor of the amendment.


“The Thune amendment is practically a magic bullet,” Senator Roberts said. “It extends