Health Care

Rep. Gohmert Votes Against Deceptive 'Doc Fix,' Supports Fiscally Responsible Alternative Plan

| Posted in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) criticized the House’s passage of an unfunded and deceptive “Doc Fix,” instead voting for and supporting a more fiscally responsible alternative plan that would not add to the deficit and protect doctors, seniors and future generations.

Gohmert Brings Healthcare Bill to East Texas Libraries, Urges East Texans to Read the Bill

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.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert’s (R-TX) office printed and delivered hard copies of Speaker Pelosi's 1,990 page healthcare bill to five East Texas public library across his First Congressional District to ensure that as many citizens as possible have access to the text and can see for themselves what is buried in the mountain of legislation.

Health Care: The HSA Solution

| Posted in Opinion Pieces

The current level of spending and growth in health care cost will soon bankrupt our nation, with the latest full year numbers showing that tax dollars spent in 2007 on Medicare grew to more than $430 billion, and almost $330 billion for Medicaid. That year, these programs cost the federal government an average of $9,200 in tax dollars for every household in America, and that number…