Rep. Johnson's statement on President Obama's health insurance reform proposal
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s health insurance reform proposal, which was released this morning in advance of Thursday’s bipartisan meeting on health reform:
“I look forward to reviewing President Obama’s proposal as we prepare for Thursday’s summit.
“Our nation stands on the cusp of ensuring that quality, affordable health care is available to all Americans. We must take action to rein in soaring premiums, expand coverage, and reduce the deficit. Lives are on the line.
I remain hopeful that Thursday’s bipartisan meeting will be productive. I am confident that we will succeed.”