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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

Ken Buck Votes Against Reconciliation Bill

October 27, 2015
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Kyle Huwa, 202-225-4676

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ken Buck voted against H.R. 3762. This legislation repeals a portion of Obamacare, but fails to repeal vital aspects of the bill, including Obamacare subsidies, Medicaid expansion, and the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).

“We promised America we would use reconciliation to fully repeal Obamacare, but this legislation doesn’t do that. We can’t repeal half of the law and leave the expensive spending provisions in place. We don’t want a bigger mess than we’re already in.”

“Some believe we needed to soften this bill to pass the Senate,” Buck continued. “But I believe we need to legislate from a position of strength.”

 

Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04) is the Freshman Class President. He serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  He serves on the OGR Subcommittees on Government Operations and the Interior and is a member of the Judiciary Subcommittees on Immigration and Border Security and Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations.

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