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General News    H3'ed 11/29/17

Will These Senators Live Up to Their Own Principles?

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"Neither the House nor Senate has held serious hearings on any part of the tax plan. The Senate held no hearings where experts weighed the pros & cons or discussed unintended consequences. The leaders are rushing this bill because they know it’s unpopular, and their haste is making a mockery of the institution. Republican senators are in a tough spot. They are philosophically conservative, & believe in low taxes and small government. Yet all of the potential swing senators have a problem: This tax bill also contains provisions that betray their stated principles; it includes a major change to the health care system — the repeal of the individual mandate which would create turmoil in insurance markets, because fewer healthy people would sign up for coverage, raising prices for everyone else." For shame!

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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