More on Health Issues
Washington, D.C. — Today Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), joined by Reps. Paul Gosar (AZ-04), and Marlin Stutzman (IN-03), introduced the Right to Try Act of 2015, a bill to allow American citizens access to investigational drugs that have passed the Food and Drug Administration’s basic safety testing, but have not yet been fully approved.
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell.
“Today’s ruling from the Supreme Court may have upheld the legality of Obamacare, but it does nothing to stop health insurance premiums from skyrocketing, healthcare costs from continuing to rise, and the government’s role from continuing to expand.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) signed a bipartisan letter urging President Obama to impose increased screening and travel restrictions to help curtail the potential spread of Ebola in the United States. He issued the following statement:
The Honorable Barack Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC 20500
Dear President Obama:
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his vote on H.R. 3350, Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013:
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding today’s report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) detailing current enrollment figures of the Obamacare exchanges for the first reporting period (Oct. 1-Nov. 2, 2013).
“Today’s report detailing the latest Obamacare enrollment numbers proves that this law was never ready for primetime.
Our democracy has not always operated smoothly. Our Founding Fathers had fierce debates in Independence Hall before negotiating what would become the Constitution.
Through negotiation, our Founding Fathers created a system of checks and balances with three independent arms of government. The House of Representatives, with its frequent elections and large body of delegates, was designed to be the most responsive to the will of the people.
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on Day 2 of the government shutdown:
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his vote on H.J. Res. 59, the Continuing Resolution for FY2014:
“For the third time, House Republicans passed a bipartisan bill to fund the government and protect Americans from the ever-mounting and damaging effects of Obamacare. Once again, our bill keeps the government open, protects Americans from being forced into Obamacare and puts Members of Congress and the President into the healthcare exchanges they created.