Dr. Stark with the Washington Policy Center says it best, "Obamacare has not come close to providing universal health insurance, it has caused health insurance premiums to rise dramatically, and it has forced millions of people out of their existing insurance into government-controlled plans."
When bureaucratic rules threaten to silence people, like Steve Gleason, who rely on speech generation devices to communicate, the Gleason Act gave those individuals peace of mind to know that their voices will continue to be heard. Today, with a bipartisan coalition of my colleagues, I introduced the Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act to permanently fix the CMS policy that limited access to speech generation devices for people with degenerative diseases like ALS.
In 1962, President Kennedy declared May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week following that day as Police Week. We have almost a million police officers in the United States that wake up each day and put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe.
It was a busy weekend back home, but getting to every part of my district and seeing all the amazing people is what inspires me to bring the fight back to Washington, DC. On Saturday, I was honored to be the keynote speaker at the Stevens County Republicans Lincoln Day Dinner in Colville.