WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: “I am deeply disappointed that Chief Justice John Roberts was the deciding vote enabling the Supreme Court’s liberal minority to uphold Obamacare. President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid [...]
Posts Tagged ‘ObamaCare’
June 28, 2012
March 23, 2012
Washington, DC – Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the President’s health care law: “Today marks two years since the President signed the flawed Affordable Care Act into law. The last two years have brought us fewer jobs, higher health care costs, and more burdensome government regulations. The [...]
March 22, 2012
Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) by a vote of 223-181. Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement supporting the action: “Today, House Republicans voted to repeal the controversial Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) created by the Affordable Care Act. [...]
February 29, 2012
Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee approved the bipartisan Medicare Decisions Accountability Act, H.R. 452 by a vote of 17-5. Congressman John Culberson is a cosponsor of H.R. 452 and issued the following statement: “Today’s victory was another major blow to taking down Obamacare. The controversial Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is [...]
November 14, 2011
I am very pleased that the Supreme Court has agreed to determine whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is constitutional. I remain fully dedicated to repealing PPACA. One of the very first votes I cast in the 112th Congress was to repeal this legislation in its entirety. PPACA must be repealed and [...]
July 29, 2011
Today, I introduced H.R. 2694, the Medicare Firewall Act of 2011, which will secure Medicare’s finances to ensure benefits for future generations. H.R. 2694 guarantees that Medicare Trust Funds are used solely to pay providers and beneficiaries by terminating any ongoing or new demonstration program that is not budget neutral. Medicare, the federal entitlement program [...]
April 14, 2011
These cuts take $38.5 billion away from President Obama’s expense account and slam the brakes on his outrageous spending programs.
March 23, 2011
Creating a new trillion dollar entitlement program when we are facing record debt and deficits is a prescription for economic calamity.
March 16, 2011
I am fully committed to repealing Obamacare. One of the very first votes I cast in the 112th Congress was to repeal Obamacare in its entirety.
March 15, 2011
Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has called the debt “our biggest national security threat.” We cannot continue to mortgage America’s future by accumulating massive debts to foreign investors like China and Middle-Eastern sovereign wealth funds, then passing the bill on to our children and grandchildren.
March 03, 2011
Today House Republicans prevented another bureaucratic nightmare from becoming a reality, and in the process cut more than $100 million from our swollen deficit.
February 14, 2011
As the debate over the budget begins, all sides must acknowledge one sad and inescapable fact: Every dollar Congress spends is borrowed money.
February 01, 2011
Yesterday Federal Judge Robert Vinson issued a decision declaring ObamaCare unconstitutional. The Wall Street Journal describes this ruling as “the best legal vindication to date of Constitutional principles that form the outer boundaries of federal power.” I could not agree more. Fiscal conservatives recognize that our health care system needs reform. We have voted to [...]
December 13, 2010
Today, Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement in support of U.S. District Court Judge Henry Hudson’s ruling which declared President Obama’s individual mandate unconstitutional.
October 22, 2010
It’s been seven months since President Obama’s health care bill was signed into law, and its disastrous consequences continue to mount. In recent weeks, we’ve seen reports of companies being forced to raise premiums and curb retirement benefits as a direct result of the president’s bill. Boeing has warned 90,000 of its employees that they [...]