Now it is more clear than ever that we need an independent commission to get to the truth of Russia’s interference with our election.
“This Republican health care plan will increase costs for older Americans, cut Medicaid and take us back to the days when it was nearly impossible for anyone with a pre-existing condition to get health insurance. This bill takes health care coverage away from tens of millions of people, and I’m not going to support it.” Link
So how are we going to fix the health care system? You're not going to do it by running around in the dead of night, secretly putting together a plan that's only going to be a partisan plan. If you're going to fix the health care system, you're going to have to do it together in a bipartisan way, building consensus. And that's what I urge the Senate to do, instead of what we are seeing happen behind closed doors.
Sea-level rise is a real threat to Florida. If the U.S. stops fighting climate change, the rest of the world will too and FL will be at risk
Sen. Bill Nelson announced today that he will be voting against the nomination of Rep. Tom Price to head the Dept. of Health and Human Services. “Seniors can't take a chance on Congressman Price as their HHS secretary by virtue of what he's already said and what his record is in the Congress,” Nelson said on the Senate floor this afternoon. “His plan would give seniors a fixed dollar amount – that's the voucher – to buy insurance. That, most every economist would tell you, would mean higher monthly premiums … The congressman also supports – get this – raising the Medicare eligibility age to 67 forcing seniors to wait for benefits they earned during their working years … for these reasons and others … I’m going to vote no on this nominee.”