I believe the individual health insurance mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act represents a significant overreach by the federal government. It is also fiscally irresponsible. The new taxes and burdensome regulations in this law are driving the cost of healthcare even higher for working families, and straining our healthcare providers and small businesses.
I support reforming healthcare with market-based solutions to empower patients and doctors, and malpractice reforms to protect consumers and provide incentives for best medical practices.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Kevin Cramer has been named to serve on three of the top subcommittees in the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 115th Congress. The appointments were announced Monday by Congressman Greg Walden, chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer co-sponsored two bills passed by the House of Representatives today initiating programs to improve broadband access and healthcare services for veterans.
H.R. 6394, the Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016, requires the Federal Communications Commission to submit to Congress a report on promoting broadband internet access service for veterans. It originated in the Energy and Commerce Committee, which Cramer is a member.
Nov. 30, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer described the 21st Century Cures Act passed by the House of Representatives today as landmark legislation transforming how the United States treats disease and funds medical research. The bill – which is expected to pass the Senate next week – originated in the House Energy and Commerce Committee where Cramer is a member.