Stop fighting healthcare law

 

Healthcare reform affects everyone. Our backward governor chooses to bow to politics and special interests instead of the health of Floridians, and the burden small businesses shoulder of climbing insurance rates. An insurance pool would alleviate some of the pressure on small employers with less than 20 workers, but Gov. Rick Scott instead panders to big businesses and conservatives with little or no thought apparently given the Affordable Care Act. Fighting it will be a huge waste of taxpayers’ money

Hugh Williamson, Wilton Manors

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