Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) issued the following statement on the Senate's passage of their version of the Health Care Bill:
"I am deeply saddened that during this season of renewal, the Senate Democrats chose to ignore the will of the American people and pass a Trillion dollar government takeover of health care. This bill does nothing to reduce the cost of care for working American families, and it opens the door for federally funded abortions. The bill was passed on Christmas Eve with votes bought with backroom deals and election year boondoggles -- all paid for by hard working families. The only thing new in this legislation is $518 Billion in new taxes.
The American people deserve better than this and I will work to prevent this legislation from becoming law. I will be holding a series of town hall meetings the first week of January to hear the many concerns of Northwest Floridians about this legislation and to enlist their help to defeat it."