Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

AFT Local 943


Mar 14, 2017

After keeping their plan secret from the public—and even their own senators—Republicans in the House of Representatives finally released their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and it's just as bad as we expected. "Ripping healthcare away from Americans to give huge tax breaks to the wealthy is about as cruel as it gets," says AFT President Randi Weingarten. "This isn't a healthcare plan—it's a massive giveaway to insurance companies and those at the top, while it hits America's families with a triple whammy of less coverage, higher costs and more taxes. This bill will potentially leave millions without coverage." House committees have already begun marking up the bill, and a full House vote is possible as early as March 20.

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