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stated on July 9, 2023 in an interview with Fox News' Maria Bartiromo
Federal “agencies and government have grown 50% since 2019.”
stated on July 24, 2022 in Twitter
"There is absolutely no reason why Wisconsin should be facing a worker shortage to the level we are when there are 123,000 more able-bodied childless adults on BadgerCare since the pandemic."
stated on April 1, 2022 in Twitter
"Ron Johnson is trying to let insurance companies deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions like cancer, depression, pregnancy, diabetes—or even COVID.”
stated on February 21, 2022 in a virtual town hall meeting
Florida is "49th in the nation when it comes to (Medicaid) funding” for people with disabilities.
stated on November 19, 2021 in a rally
"Expanding Medicaid, which if we had done at the beginning of the Abbott administration, would have brought in $100 billion to this state's economy."
stated on December 7, 2021 in a press release
The Build Back Better Act “includes $34.5 billion in cuts” for charity care funding to hospitals.
stated on July 13, 2021 in a radio interview
“You may be 55 years old in [Illinois] and a citizen and not eligible for Medicaid. But if you are an undocumented immigrant and 55 or older, you’re eligible for Medicaid.”
stated on March 21, 2021 in TV interview
"There’s no strings attached to that money that we’d be getting as an incentive to expand Medicaid."
stated on March 21, 2021 in a TV appearance
“Private insurance gives … better coverage” than people would get under a Medicaid expansion.
stated on February 12, 2021 in a Facebook post
Insulin prices rose “with the swipe of (Joe Biden’s) pen.”
stated on January 24, 2021 in a tweet
“Innocent lives will be saved” by ending taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.
stated on November 19, 2020 in Twitter
“Americans are paying the highest price in the world for Remdesivir because the Trump administration is allowing Gilead Sciences to jack up the prices on this #COVID19 treatment.”
stated on October 13, 2020 in in comments during Senate Judiciary Committee hearing
“Under the Affordable Care Act, three states get 35% of the money, folks. Can you name them? I'll help you: California, New York and Massachusetts.”
stated on October 4, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says "Gov. Parson’s administration purged 100,000 kids from Medicaid rolls."
stated on August 20, 2019 in TV ad.
Says he "led the fight to expand Medicaid."
stated on August 14, 2019 in a "Fox & Friends First" discussion
Says the Trump administration’s new policy for legal immigrants on welfare "has been around for a while. This is not a new thing that the president is trying to implement here, that the United States has been this way."
stated on April 30, 2019 in a tweet
"The United States is the ONLY industrialized country without universal healthcare."
stated on May 28, 2019 in a press release
"It’s estimated that in 2018 alone, dead people received $1 billion in benefits from Medicare, Medicaid, social security payments, and federal pensions."
stated on April 12, 2019 in a radio interview
"Tony Evers is cutting child support."
stated on April 13, 2019 in a Tweet
"Most of home care is paid by government programs."
For New York counties, a lot of money at stake in Hochul's Medicaid move
By Jill Terreri Ramos • March 11, 2023
As pandemic-era provisions lapse, millions of Americans to lose Medicaid
By Phil Galewitz • February 2, 2023
Latest promises about Medicaid
Repeal Hyde Amendment
Make no cuts to Medicaid
Administer Medicaid through block grants
Expand eligibility for Medicaid
Create a National Commission on People with Disabilities, Employment, and Social Security
Expand eligibility for State Children's Health Insurance Fund (SCHIP)