DSCC QUICK TAKES: THE “LOSERS” UNDER THE GOP’S LATEST JUNK, SHORT-TERM HEALTH CARE PLANS: PEOPLE WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS — GOP AGENDA SKYROCKETS PREMIUMS — MCSALLY’S TOXIC HEALTH CARE AGENDA ON THE EVENING NEWS
THE “LOSERS” UNDER THE GOP’S LATEST JUNK, SHORT-TERM HEALTH CARE PLANS: PEOPLE WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS. A new report from Axios highlights how the GOP’s efforts to push short term, junk health plans jeopardizes coverage and increases costs for hard working Americans. The “losers” under these GOP plans: “People in the individual market who have pre-existing conditions or who need coverage for services like prescription drugs.”
But these plans aren’t the only way the GOP has sabotaged our health care system…
NEW REPORT CONFIRMS GOP AGENDA SKYROCKETS HEALTH CARE PREMIUMS. A study from Brookings confirms how the Republican health care agenda their “policy changes are generally expected to cause many healthier people to leave the individual market and thereby raise individual market premiums.”
MCSALLY’S TOXIC HEALTH CARE AGENDA ON THE EVENING NEWS. Local news cast a spotlight on Congresswoman Martha McSally’s toxic health care agenda, highlighting the voices of Arizonans who are speaking out against her on a four day, four-city health care tour. for stripping coverage, voting to implement an age tax and slashing coverage for pre-existing conditions. Watch for yourself:
SELF-SERVING SCOTT’S SUNPASS INVESTIGATION. The Florida Department of Transportation announced yesterday that “they don’t know” when the SunPass disruptions will come to an end but that it could be September before Floridians have relief. The SunPass vendors who have ties to Florida’s self-serving Governor Rick Scott, created a “backlog of tolls, which at one point approached 200 million.”
EDITORIAL: “SCOTT DESERVES THE SHELLACKING HE’S GETTING.” That’s the take from the Daytona Beach News Journal. The paper is calling Scott out for his controversial law jeopardizing beach access.
DRIP, DRIP, DRIP — MIAMI HERALD HEADLINE: SCOTT’S TRUST HELD INVESTMENTS LINKED TO PUTIN.
CRAMER COUNTDOWN CONTINUES. How long will it take for Kevin Cramer to stand up for North Dakota? Incredulously, Cramer has imposed a “deadline” for September to say if the trade war that is already hurting North Dakota farmers and ranchers, is actually bad for the state. Follow the countdown here and reminder: Cramer called farmers’ concerns “hysteria.”
IN THE STATES
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