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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) determined that 22 Million Americans will lose health care coverage under the Republican health care bill currently before in the U.S. Senate:
In response to yesterday’s vote by House Republicans to repeal health care coverage and consumer protections for millions of Americans, Congresswoman Pingree held a press conference with patient advocates to outline the serious consequences Trumpcare will have for all Mainers.
Ed Saxby was one of dozens of Mainers who told powerful stories about what Trumpcare would mean for them and their families.
A few hours after House Republicans revealed their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Pingree spoke on the House floor and urged her Republican colleagues not to forget the millions of Americans for whom the Affordable Care Act has been a lifesaver. Pingree read stories of real Mainers who’ve benefitted from the Affordable Care Act.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement in response to the House Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, which has provided thousands of Mainers will access to affordable, high quality health care:
When I put out a call for people to share their stories of how the Affordable Care Act has helped people in Maine, I received over a thousand responses in just a few days. Here's just a small sample of those powerful stories.
"Under Obamacare, we now pay one-third of our old premium and have a $2,500 deductible. I had my first physical in over 20 years."
- Patrick, small business owner from Winthrop
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today expressed her strong opposition to a Senate-passed reconciliation bill that would repeal key parts of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood. The House will vote on the legislation later today and the President has said he would veto it if passed.