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Nov 15, 2013

Inside the Beltway: Obamacare ‘fix’ now in a fix

Take Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, for example. He is chairman of the Republican Study Group, which offered its own alternative health care reform bill way back in September. “His hollow press conference was like a person who burned down your house, later showing up with an empty bucket and talking about how inadequate your house was before the fire,” Mr. Scalise says.

Nov 13, 2013

Conservative Republicans: Support for Obamacare alternative building momentum

Issues: Health Care

“I’m proud of the momentum we continue to build for our common-sense alternative to President Obama’s health care law as we work to reform our broken health care system,” RSC Chairman Steve Scalise said, announcing the 102nd cosponsor to the RSC’s American Health Care Reform Act.

Nov 8, 2013

Scalise Op-Ed: Obamacare Isn't President Obama's Only Broken Promise

We are five years out from one of the worst financial crashes since the Great Depression. During the crash several banks were identified as "too big to fail" and Congress approved $700 billion to bail them out. Shortly after passage of the bank bailout, the Obama Administration stepped up the populist rhetoric in anticipation of an extreme power grab over the private sector.

Oct 30, 2013

Rep. Scalise: ‘Did Contractors Deliver Website They Were Paid to Build?’

At today’s House hearing, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) asked Secretary Sebelius whether the contractors hired to create healthcare.gov delivered what they were paid huge sums to build. “I don’t think I can accurately answer that question. What we know is we have a system that doesn’t function properly. As we fix things, we will know more about what is broken along the way,” Sebelius responded.

Oct 25, 2013

SCALISE: Sharing Health Care Stories

Issues: Health Care

After more than three years to prepare and $500+ million spent building the web site, the Obamacare rollout has been called everything from an utter failure to a national embarrassment.

Oct 23, 2013

Battle over Obamacare continues on multiple fronts

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, was among the Republicans asking for personal stories about individual encounters with the Affordable Care Act on his website.

Oct 23, 2013

Scalise asks constituents 'What's your ObamaCare story?'

Issues: Health Care

Scalise, who chairs the Republican Study Committee, wants to hear how the law's new insurance exchanges may have changed people’s health coverage situations.

Oct 22, 2013

Rep. Steve Scalise: Obamacare 'National Embarrassment'

"This is not some glitch; this is a national embarrassment," Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., said Monday on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto."

Oct 14, 2013

Forbes: Obamacare Will Wreck U.S. Taxpayers, So Here's Another Plan

Issues: Health Care

The House Republican Study Committee (RSC) just released a patient-centered healthcare reform plan principally authored by Reps. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) — one that can deliver affordable coverage to the American people without bankrupting taxpayers. Opponents of Obamacare should use it as the foundation of their effort to replace the president’s misguided law.

Oct 1, 2013

WSJ: Budget Brawl

Issues: Health Care

Steve Scalise of Louisiana, chairman of the House Republican Study Committee, says, “How could Democrats not support a law requiring them to live under the health-care law they say is so good for the rest of us? This is a tough vote for red state Democrats.”

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