State of Michigan secondary Archives: on Health Care

Debbie Dingell: Right to affordable, quality healthcare

I believe that if you live in America you have a right to affordable, quality healthcare. Since 2003 employer sponsored healthcare premiums have risen 80%. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) these cost increases have slowed dramatically.

The ACA was passed by Congress to give all Americans access to health care, put individuals in charge of their own medical decisions, gain control of escalating healthcare costs, prevent denial or cancellation of insurance and remove lifetime limits on medical coverage, encourage preventative care without costs or minimal costs to patients; protect individuals' choice of doctors, and keep young people covered. It also gave patients an important Bill of Rights.

The ACA is not perfect and Congress needs to keep working to improve it. But I will always fight to ensure that if you live in this country you should be able to get medical care, including access to important preventative care that will help reduce health care costs overall.

Source: 2014 MI House campaign website, Aug 5, 2014

Garrett Soldano: Opposes vaccine mandate as unconstitutional, coercive

Whitmer is leaving Michigan workers and business owners defenseless against President Biden's unconstitutional vaccine mandate. The same frontline workers she praised last year are having their livelihood threatening for refusing to be coerced into taking a vaccine, regardless of whether they have natural immunity. It's insane.

"I will restore the liberties that Gretchen Whitmer took from us. No more mandates. No more restrictions. And NO VACCINE PASSPORTS! I will follow the lead of conservative leaders like Governor Ron DeSantis and push back against any politician, bureaucrat or woke corporation attempting to enforce unconstitutional mandates on our students, workers and citizens."

Source: 2022 MI Governor campaign website Dec 22, 2021

Paul Mitchell: Replace ObamaCare with market-based healthcare reform

As someone who has built successful businesses in the private sector I know how to get this job done. As your member of Congress I would pursue the following fiscal priorities:
Source: 2016 MI House campaign website Nov 8, 2016

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Dr.Ben Carson(MD)
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Sen.Ted Cruz(TX)
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Sen.Lindsey Graham(SC)
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Gov.John Kasich(OH)
Gov.Sarah Palin(AK)
Gov.George Pataki(NY)
Sen.Rand Paul(KY)
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Sen.Marco Rubio(FL)
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Donald Trump(NY)
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Gov.Lincoln Chafee(RI)
Secy.Hillary Clinton(NY)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)
Gov.Martin O`Malley(MD)
Sen.Bernie Sanders(VT)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren(MA)
Sen.Jim Webb(VA)

2016 Third Party Candidates:
Gov.Gary Johnson(L-NM)
Roseanne Barr(PF-HI)
Robert Steele(L-NY)
Dr.Jill Stein(G,MA)
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