Monday, March 22, 2010

Rep. Weiner Statement on Passage of the Reconciliation Health Care Reform Bill by the House...


“Now We are Relying on the Senate” says Weiner

Washington, DC –Representative Anthony Weiner (D – Queens and Brooklyn), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee and Co-Chair of the Caucus on the Middle Class, released the following statement on the House passage of the reconciliation health care reform bill:

“Tonight’s vote is a true victory. But I’ll wait till the Senate acts before I join the victory dance in the end zone.”

“This game is only half-over.”

“We are now relying on the Senate to pass the reconciliation bill or something better, like a public option.”

“Unfortunately, the Senate has been less than reliable.”