Mar 21 2012
"In my own state of Kentucky, an estimated 387,000 more people will be forced into Medicaid — at a time when Kentucky's Medicaid program is already facing large deficits just trying to provide benefits to current Medicaid recipients.
"As a result of this law, more than 1 million Kentuckians, or 29 percent of the state's population, will soon be on Medicaid. Kentucky's governor — a Democrat — is on record saying he has no idea how Kentucky will meet its responsibilities if this law forces several hundred thousand more people into the state's Medicaid program. The math just doesn't add up.
"And this is just one example of how the law is unsustainable and hurts the most vulnerable the most. The bottom line is this: This health care law is a mess."
Mar 21 2012
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) joined his GOP colleagues on March 21, 2012 to discuss the upcoming second anniversary of President Barack Obama signing his costly and burdensome health care overhaul into law.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday regarding efforts to slow the bipartisan JOBS Act:
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) speaks on the Senate floor on March 21, 2012 about the President's unconstitutional health care law.