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WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after supporting bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and fund Community Health Centers (CHC):
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, a first step in fixing the current health care law. H.R. 1628 would repeal both the individual and employer mandates prescribed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), while ensuring the federal government provides necessary protections and funding for lower-income Americans and providing coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. The House also passed H.R. 2192 to ensure that Members of Congress are not exempt from these changes to our health care system.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. Con. Res. 3, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017, which provides reconciliation instructions to facilitate action on the repeal of Obamacare. Following passage of the bill, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:
WASHINGTON – This week, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) unveiled its plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Since its implementation into law, the so-called Affordable Care Act has created giant increases in premiums and deductibles, forced insurers to withdraw from the markets, and limited choice and access to healthcare for hardworking American families.
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WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.Amdt. to S.Admt. to H.R. 34, 21st Century Cures Act, by a bipartisan vote of 392-26. The 21st Century Cures Act provides critical funding in a deficit-reducing manner to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and ensures that great research institutions like Little Rock’s University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital can sustain their search for cures to diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.
WASHINGTON – Today, after the House passed the Conference Report to accompany S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 by a vote of 407-5, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, by a vote of 422-2. H.R. 2646, sponsored by Rep.