I read what was in the American Health Care Act, and I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to afford my supplemental health insurance any longer. With the Social Security and pension I get, there isn’t much left over after I pay my bills, including my health insurance premium. I wasn’t happy about Obamacare when it was passed, but I have to admit that it helped me find a supplemental health insurance plan I can afford.
I had been contacting Congressman Marino’s office in Williamsport for some weeks trying to get his opinion and provide him my concerns about the American Health Care Act. Each time I called, his staff would tell me that he hadn’t taken a position on the bill. I called again just before the vote was canceled, and his staff told me that he was going to support it. I asked when I could plan on visiting with him at a town hall meeting, but his staff says he isn’t scheduling one.
I thought Congressman Marino cared about seniors in this area. He was willing to support a bill that would make my health insurance too expensive, and he’s not willing to meet with his constituents to explain himself.
I thought he promised not to support anything that would hurt Pennsylvania seniors. I thought he was a good egg, but if he’s willing to hurt Pennsylvania seniors, I can only imagine who else he’s willing to hurt for the sake of staying in D.C. politics. Shame on you, Mr. Marino.
Shirley T. Hauck
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