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Balancing The Budget October 9, 2015
Rob Woodall, R-GA
"Social Security and Medicare, as you know, Mr. Speaker, are funded by payroll taxes. Payroll taxes are that FICA line on our pay stubs. It is the largest tax, at 15.3 percent of every worker’s paycheck in this country. It is the largest tax that most American families pay."
Hire More Heroes Act Of 2015 July 30, 2015
Barbara Mikulski, D-MD
"I stand on the Senate floor to say that we must keep Medicare as Medicare and keep the integrity and solvency of Medicare. We cannot turn Medicare into a voucher; we cannot dilute it, phase it out, or eliminate it. And until my last vote is cast in the Senate, I will defend Medicare."
Protecting Seniors’ Access To Medicare Act Of 2015 June 18, 2015
Gus Bilirakis, R-FL
"Seniors rely on Medicare, as well as the doctors who will see them. If this unelected, unaccountable Board cuts reimbursement rates, doctors will stop seeing Medicare patients. That is bad for the 180,000 seniors in my district."
Medicare Advantage Coverage Transparency Act Of 2015 June 17, 2015
Kevin Brady, R-TX
"Knowledge is power. Knowledge of Medicare Advantage and who is receiving it in whose district we think is very important to strengthening Medicare as an entire program going forward."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016—Conference Report May 5, 2015
Debbie Stabenow, D-MI
"We stand up for Social Security and Medicare. This budget has $430 billion in cuts to Medicare, and it doesn’t say where they come from. It is proposing a structure that would actually eliminate Medicare as we know it and turn it into some kind of a voucher system or some other kind of system that is not guaranteed care under Medicare. We believe in protecting Medicare and Social Security."

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