U.S. Congress

Healthcare bill shows where Republican priorities lie

Healthcare bill shows where Republican priorities lie

The Republicans in the U.S. Congress are poised to pass legislation that will bring havoc to the American health care system (“Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows,” Sept. 20). Many millions of Americans, primarily low income, handicapped and elderly will lose their health care insurance, penalties on those with chronic and pre-existing conditions will be re-enacted and lifetime caps on benefits will be put back in place. Health insurance premiums are likely to increase dramatically on most insureds as insurance companies are...