Hoyer Statement on the Supreme Court Decision to Hear Legal Challenges to the Affordable Care Act

For Immediate Release:

November 14, 2011

Contact:

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the Supreme Court's decision to consider legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act:

“I welcome the Supreme Court’s decision to consider legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act and have every confidence that the Court will uphold the constitutionality of this law. The Affordable Care Act continues to provide benefits to millions of Americans; from children with pre-existing conditions to seniors who are now saving money on prescription drug costs. I am confident Americans of all ages will continue to benefit from the health care law, as it will be upheld.”

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