Statements about Health Care
"Expanding Medicaid would require borrowing more money, drastically expanding our deficit."
Eighty-five percent of Floridians who will benefit from expanding Medicaid are "single, childless adults."
Florida is "second in the nation in the uninsured."
"The group that supported the president’s health care bill the most? Latinos."
People committed involuntarily for 72 hours under the Baker Act will get their guns back "automatically and immediately upon discharge....and their commitment is never entered into a background check database."
Says a federal plan to expand Medicaid would cost Florida taxpayers $26 billion over 10 years.
"National studies are already showing the negative effects that the health care law is having on businesses and our economy. Businesses across the country are raising their prices … (or) cutting jobs as a result of the added cost."
Says Bill Nelson "cast the deciding vote for Obamacare cutting Medicare spending by $700 billion and letting an unelected board decide what gets covered here."
The Romney-Ryan plan for Medicare "does not affect" benefits for anyone 55 or older.
"Under the president's plan, he cuts Medicare by $716 billion, takes that money out of the Medicare trust fund and uses it to pay for Obamacare."
Says state Senate candidate Aaron Bean voted to give health care subsidies to illegal immigrants.
The health care law "adds around $800 billion of taxes on the American people. It does not discriminate between rich and poor."
The health care law could cost up to $2 trillion, "double what we were promised."
The health care law "imposes the largest tax increase in history on the middle class."
"Bill Nelson was the deciding vote" on the health care law.
Says the Congressional Budget Office "said if you’re going to buy your own policy with these (health care) exchanges you’ll be paying 10 percent more ... about $2,100 more for a family."
A company with "20 employees" could go "out of business" because of health care law requirements to buy insurance.
The Medicaid expansion is "going to cost Florida $1.9 billion a year."
Says the health care law rations care, like systems in Canada and Great Britain.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson was "the deciding vote for the health care law."
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