Independent Analysis Shows Wide-Spread Loss of Benefits, Increase in Taxes for Middle Class
CONCORD, NH – With ordinary Americans increasingly struggling under the combined impact of the banking and health care crises, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is preparing to release a report detailing how the McCain health care plan would increase the burden on middle-class families in New Hampshire. The report, which will be released Thursday at a joint press conference held by Change to Win, Granite State Progress, New Hampshire for Health Care, and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), will detail the number of families in New Hampshire expected to lose employer-sponsored health insurance under John McCain’s health care plan. It also details the tax hike middle class families would experience over four years under John McCain’s health care plan. Center for American Progress Action Fund Senior Fellow Ellen-Marie Whelan will join State Representative and Firefighter John DeJoie and local health care providers to discuss what the McCain health plan means for New Hampshire.
Who: John DeJoie, New Hampshire State Representative and Firefighter
Ellen-Marie Whelan, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress Action Fund
With participation from Change to Win, Granite State Progress, New Hampshire for Health Care, and SEIU
What: Press Conference to Release Report on Effects of McCain Health Plan on New Hampshire
When: Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 10:00 AM
Where: Legislative Office Building Lobby