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Letter: Warped sense of priorities from rep

The Columbian

When I opened my email I received this from our local GOP member:, along with her pronouncement of helping jobs.

If one checks this claim via the following, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s claims are at best bent heavily toward hiding the following facts.

For the employer:

“As a result, H.R. 30 would reduce the number of employers that are assessed penalties and lower the penalties assessed against some employers, which would decrease the amount of penalties collected.”

For the employees:

• Reduce the number of people receiving employment-based coverage — by about 1 million people; Increase the number of people obtaining coverage through Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or health insurance exchanges — by between 500,000 and 1 million people; and

• Increase the number of uninsured — by less than 500,000 people.

This clearly shows that Herrera Beutler does not support workers of the U.S.A.

Raymond Smith


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