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Sessions Touts Trump Administration’s Handling Of Opioid Crisis While Pushing A Health Care Plan That Would Worsen It

Jeff Sessions visited Harrisburg today to push the Trump Administration’s continued lie that they are doing everything they can to fight the opioid epidemic. Sessions says that the administration is taking this epidemic seriously, but Trump and his administration has proposed budget cuts to substance abuse programs. Now Trump is backing the Cassidy-Graham health care ... Read more

Barletta, Bartos Backed Health Care Scheme Would Worsen Opioid Crisis

Congressional GOP Plan Raises Costs for Addiction Treatment Coverage The latest health care scheme pushed by Republicans in Congress would exacerbate the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania and around the country. A Kaiser Family Foundation study found that states “hardest hit by the opioid epidemic” would suffer the most under the Graham-Cassidy bill. The Congressional GOP’s ... Read more

Barletta In Lockstep Behind GOP Congress’ Disastrous Health Care Plan

New Bill Would Force Pennsylvanians to Pay More, End Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions, Fail to Combat Opioid Epidemic Congressman Lou Barletta is standing in lockstep behind the GOP’s disastrous health care plan that would end protections for pre-existing conditions and force Pennsylvanians to pay more for care. The Senate plan forces older Pennsylvanians to pay ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Statement On The GOP’s Health Care Plan

Republicans in Washington, D.C. are bringing back health care repeal — the same repeal that Pennsylvanians protested over the summer. The same legislation that will increase costs for working families, kick seniors out of their nursing homes, strip care from women, people with pre-existing conditions, and those suffering from a substance use disorder, charge an ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Demands Rep. Bernstine Apologize For Threatening Remarks

Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Brandon Cwalina issued the following statement in response to Representative Aaron Bernstine’s tweeted threats to peaceful protesters: “Representative Bernstine should not have to be reminded that the right to peaceably assemble is so fundamental to our democracy that it is enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. His statement is ... Read more

Trump’s DACA Deal Divides GOP PA Senate Candidates

Addis Attacks Barletta As Career Politician Unable to Compromise While Congressman Barletta was tying himself in knots attempting to explain Trump’s DACA deal, his Senate primary rival Paul Addis slammed him as a career politician unable to compromise. See for yourself: “Since he began running for public office early in the last decade, Congressman Lou ... Read more

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