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  • Hastings’ Statement on Delay of Senate Affordable Care Act Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Health Care - The Affordable Care Act

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement after Senate Republican leaders announced that they will delay a vote on TrumpCare: “The Senate TrumpCare bill is indefensible! For Majority Leader McConnell to champion legislation that will purposefully kick 22 million people off of their healthcare is an absurd display of partisanship, which should outrage every American across this nation. “Half a trillion dollars in tax cuts for millionaires and big corporations is not health... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on Trumpcare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Health Care - The Affordable Care Act

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement after H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (Trumpcare) passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 217-213: “The short-sighted bill rammed through today by House Republicans will spell disaster if it’s signed into law. Trumpcare should have been a nonstarter. It will strip healthcare from 24 million Americans, eviscerate essential benefits, and target women and seniors with unfair costs. Anyone who voted for thi... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on TrumpCare Defeat
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Health Care - The Affordable Care Act

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement after the Republican healthcare bill was pulled from the House floor: “House Republicans and President Trump tried to takeaway healthcare from millions of Americans and they failed. Today’s defeat of TrumpCare is a victory for seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, families, children, women, and every one of the 24 million people who would have had their health coverage stripped from them under the Republican plan. “When... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on Republican Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Health Care - The Affordable Care Act

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement after House Republicans revealed their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA): “It took Republicans seven years of undermining the ACA to finally come up with a proposal for replacing it. Their plan would kick millions of Americans off their health insurance and force millions more to pay higher premiums. It would take healthcare away from the poor, give tax cuts to the rich, and pull the rug out from under s... Read more

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