Brindisi to Sponsor Town Hall on American Health Care Act

Source: nyassembly.gov ROME – Amidst calls to his office concerning healthcare and the limited public forums being offered to discuss it, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi will host a town hall meeting where area residents can pass along their concerns about proposed changes to the health care system. The Town Hall takes place Wednesday, May 17th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 … Continue reading Brindisi to Sponsor Town Hall on American Health Care Act

Postponed Vote on AHCA Expected Today

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – By noon on Thursday, the expected date of the House vote to approve the American Health Care Act, deliberation among Republican lawmakers had led to postponement of the vote until today. According to CNN, the number of Republicans who plan to vote against the bill number 27. The party cannot afford to lose more than 21. No Democrats are expected to … Continue reading Postponed Vote on AHCA Expected Today

Tenney, Congress, to Vote on Health Care Replacement Today

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – Congress today will vote on the replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A drawn out debate that spans back to the summer of 2009 when Democratic members of Congress were engaging in town hall meetings on a health care plan for the United States, and their opposition were peddling stories of death panels and rampant socialism. One of the biggest … Continue reading Tenney, Congress, to Vote on Health Care Replacement Today

Tenney Reverses Course on Town Halls

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney of New York’s 22nd Congressional District has decided to attend town hall events in the district, reversing a decision, echoed by most Republican lawmakers, to avoid such engagements. According to Town Hall Project, only 19 Republican representatives and senators had planned to meet with constituencies in town hall events as of February 17th. Rep. Tenney, in an … Continue reading Tenney Reverses Course on Town Halls