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Senator Scott Brown | Taking Stock of the Health Care Ruling

Federal health care law doesn’t help state or the nation

ON THURSDAY, the Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Regardless of its constitutionality, there are a number of reasons why a heavy-handed, one-size-fits-all health care law imposed by Washington is not the right answer for Massachusetts, or the nation.

We all want affordable health care for our fellow citizens. Massachusetts’s own health reforms — which I supported as a state senator — proved that we can solve the problem of the uninsured at the state level without raising taxes, cutting care to seniors, or issuing new debt.

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