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Tag: Health Care Exchange
By JGillman, Section News
Governor Snyder is wasting no time utilizing a back door attempt to implement Obamacare in Michigan.
With the acceptance of 30.9 million of Federal money being offered to Michigan to fund the Health Care Exchange, 2013 could see Obama Care in MI and More! There is expected a Committee vote anytime, which has precipitated a grassroots backlash. This money is key to jump-starting the Health Care Exchange this year. It was stopped by our efforts last year. We can do it again! IT MUST BE DONE. Stopping the funding of the Health Care Exchange is necessary in stopping the expansion of Medicaid in Michigan as the Exchange will administer the program.
A press release issued this morning (published at Jen Kuznicki's blog and elsewhere) from other activists and grassroots leaders suggests withholding support from organizations which support the exchanges as well:
"The coalition of activists urges those who are like-minded members of The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM), Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Manufacturing Association and The Michigan Business and Professional Association to cancel membership until these organizations withdraw their support of the Exchange."We agree. We also have joined this coalition to stop the expansion of Medicaid that promises only more generations of dependence and eventual higher taxes.
Contacting committee members and parties involved must be done ASAP
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By JGillman, Section News
If the Snyder administration wishes to provide the BEST options for Michigan taxpayers and citizens, it should ask the legislature to defy the feds under the 10th amendment.
"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people."
Some lawmakers may not understand the power they wield. :
"I'm very pleased that we are continuing to have an ongoing discussion," said Haines, the chair of the House Health Policy Committee. "It has been very difficult. I don't think it's anybody's fault in Michigan. It's been very difficult to get answers out of Washington."Then do what is best, and tell the feds to take their mandate and send it back to Europe where it has provided inadequate health options for decades.
There is no authority given by the constitution to the federal government to force citizens to purchase a product.
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By apackof2, Section News
I would like to share with you some insight in to the methodology of the passage of SB 693... and the fall out
Evidently some of Sen. Rick Jones (24th District) constituents were not happy with his yes vote or his comment on the Senate floor that I shared with you in the last Newsletter and post HERE "He had to "plug his nose and vote for the bill"
Senator Jones e-mail is HERE
So let's address his assertions, shall we?
First of all "You are spreading lies. You do not understand why we had to do what we did."
Go below for More
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