Some consider the Supreme Court's ruling on June 28th a victory for healthcare; others feel it is a doomsday marker for the Constitution.
The Supreme Court's ruling on ObamaCare did nothing to bridge the divide between Democrats and Republicans. There is no middle ground, it seems, when discussing healthcare. Some of our representatives and community leaders had these things to say: In a press release on Thursday, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said he was "sorely disappointed that the Court has upheld the individual mandate as a legal tax on the American people. Today’s ruling does not change the fact that there have been enormous problems trying to implement this terribly flawed law and that it must be repealed and replaced with a step-by-step approach that makes health care more accessible, affordable and competitive.” In an e-mail to the Lilburn Patch, Rep. David…
Travis Bowden, a state Senate candidate, is calling for the removal of Sen. Don Balfour from his position as chairman of the Rules Committee.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
PRESS RELEASE/Travis Bowden Republican businessman and State Senate Candidate Travis Bowden calls on the Georgia State Senate Committee on Assignments to remove Senator Don Balfour from his position as Chairman of the Rules Committee for violating Georgia Code Section 28-1-8(e). This section of Georgia Law calls for the Georgia Senate Rules Committee to establish an audits Subcommittee to review expenses incurred by legislators. Don Balfour is chairman on the Senate’s Rules Committee, a group of senators that decides which bills can be voted on by the Georgia Senate. Balfour has recently come under scrutiny by the media and the Senate Ethics Committee for violating Georgia Reimbursement laws. There are several instances of Balfour filing …