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Where Missouri stands after health care law ruling

Friday, June 29, 2012

Here is a look at where Missouri stands on implementing President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul, which the Supreme Court ruled Thursday can go forward:

NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 835,000 state residents are uninsured, or about 14 percent.

WHERE THE STATE STANDS: Missouri received an initial planning grant but has not implemented an online health insurance exchange, a cornerstone of the federal law, because of opposition to it by some Republican state senators. Missouri residents will vote in November on a ballot measure asking whether Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's administration should be barred from implementing an insurance exchange without specific authority in state law.

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It will now be up to Congress and our States to fight this monstrosity that is Obama Care.

Our Representative, Jo Ann Emerson will not be the one to lead the fight for the Repeal of this Act. See her exchange with President Obama and see if you'll trust her to fight for you on this issue.


Her Republican Primary Opponent is Bob Parker. He will lead the fight on the total repeal of this legislation as he has fought and won many battles for our Property Rights here in Missouri. Learn more about Bob Parker at


Research the Record and Vote your Conscience in the Primary on August 7th

-- Posted by ddshea on Thu, Jun 28, 2012, at 1:11 PM

This will be the rally call to vote out all the incumbents. Those that let this happen should all be replaced including Emerson. She praised the president for all his hard work on the healthcare plan. I do not want her there when it comes to the final vote to repeal this law. I want Bob Parker, a True Conservative and a man with the values of the 8th district, not Washington D.C. After all, Emerson doesn't even live in the district. She lives in St.Louis and Washington D.C. with her Democrat Union Attorney Husband, Ronald Gladney.

-- Posted by semoconservative on Sun, Jul 1, 2012, at 9:19 PM

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