One Wisconsin Now Press Release
|June 28, 2012
Contact: Mike Browne
Phone: (608) 444-3483
Statement of One Wisconsin Now Deputy Director Mike Browne on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Upholding "ObamaCare"
One of Gov. Walker’s first acts upon taking office was authorizing the use of taxpayer dollars to sue to repeal Obamacare. Thankfully, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the arguments of Gov. Walker and other opponents of health insurance reform.
Gov. Walker’s loss in court today is a big win for Wisconsin. Consumers now have the law on their side to make sure their premium dollars are used to pay for their care, not to pad insurance company profits. They won’t lose their coverage because they get sick, or be denied health insurance because of a pre-existing condition. Women will pay the same as men for their health insurance and young adults just starting out on their own can stay on their parents’ health insurance until age 26.
It’s time for Gov. Walker and legislative Republicans to stop fighting against Wisconsin consumers and work with Democrats to implement health insurance reform.
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