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Democrat for Congress in #NY19. Lifelong progressive, activist, small business owner, union endorsed. No corp pac money. #unionstrong #endcitizensunited
Jan 7, 2018 6 tweets 1 min read
1/ @chrisjdmartin Hey Chris - ACA prohibited ins co's from discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions & required that everyone pays the same regardless of health. It also eliminated annual and lifetime limits on coverage. 2/ There were also consumer protections with the mandate that prevented individuals from waiting until they get sick to enroll, which kept the balance of healthy and sick individuals in the insurance risk pool - and premiums low. Without mandate, healthy enrollees can now drop...
Dec 19, 2017 6 tweets 4 min read
1/ The House passed the devastating Tax Cuts & Jobs Act today. Starve the Beast? More like starve the poor and vulnerable. Thread. #winwithflynn #brianflynn #ny19 #taxbill 2/ As if that wasn't bad enough, Republicans are already planning to pay for their $1.5 trillion tax bill by making cuts next year to vital safety net programs the most vulnerable in our district rely on such as Social Security, Medicare, welfare and food stamps.