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  • Culberson Statement on Passage of the Championing Healthy Kids Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, DC – Following passage of H.R. 3922, the Championing Healthy Kids Act, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following statement: “The House passed H.R. 3922, the Championing Healthy Kids Act, earlier today to ensure 8 million low-income children across the country continue to have health insurance,” said Rep. Culberson. “The bill provides an additional $118.5 billion to the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The Championing Healthy Kids Act also funds children’s ... Read more

  • Culberson’s Statement Regarding the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House announced that the “American Health Care Act” (AHCA), H.R. 1628 would not receive a vote. Read more

  • Culberson Statement on House Taking First Steps to Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) released the following statement after the House passed a budget resolution allowing for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. “Today, the House took the first steps forward in repealing and replacing the disastrous Affordable Care Act. Passing this resolution is a real victory towards creating a patient-centered health care system that gives Americans the care they deserve. “As a result of Obamacare, many Americans have lost their existing ... Read more

  • Culberson Prioritizes Medical Research in FY17 Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Appropriations

    Representative John Culberson (TX-07) included several medical research provisions in the FY2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill that was approved by full committee today. Rep. Culberson requested additional funding for the Muscular Dystrophy program, which received $6 million in funding in the legislation. This funding will allow additional research efforts to enhance life for those living with Duchenne and other forms of Muscular Dystrophy. Rep. Culberson al... Read more

  • Culberson Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision on Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. —Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in King vs. Burwell: “Today’s ruling confirms that the only way America can repeal Obamacare is through the ballot box with a Republican President and a Republican Congress. Justice Antonin Scalia is correct in his dissenting opinion in King v. Burwell when he said that the ‘overriding principle of the’ Roberts Court is that ‘The Affordable Care Act must be saved.’ The... Read more

  • Culberson Bill Frees States From Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C.—On the same week that the Administration celebrated the five-year anniversary of Obamacare, Congressman John Culberson (TX-07) introduced the Health Insurance Freedom Act (H.R. 1664), which would allow state insurance commissioners the option of offering insurance plans cancelled as a result of the failed health care law. “The President promised his health care overhaul would lower costs and improve access to care. Obamacare turns five years old this week, and in the last five y... Read more