Poland, OH — Representative-elect Bill Johnson has announced his decision to turn down Congressional health care benefits as he enters the House of Representatives.
The decision, Johnson says, is based on his belief that members of Congress shouldn’t have access to premium health care benefits when millions of Americans are struggling just to make ends meet.
“Lincoln famously put forth the notion that government should be of the people, by the people and for the people,” Johnson said. “This is one substantial way I can show that my commitment to the people of Eastern and Southern Ohio is to help them, not to gain exclusive benefits for myself.”
Johnson said Congress must focus on repealing Obama Health Care and instead adopt patient-based, market-driven health care solutions. Continue reading Representative-elect Bill Johnson Declines Congressional Health Care Benefits