Independent Analysis Shows Wide-Spread Loss of Benefits, Increase in Taxes for Millions
HARRISBURG, PA – 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 Pennsylvania. The report, which will be released Wednesday at a joint press conference held by Change to Win, Keystone Progress, and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), will detail the number of Pennsylvanians 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 Health Policy Analyst Ellen-Marie Whelan will discuss what the McCain health plan means for Pennsylvania.
Who: Rep. Todd Eachus
Ellen-Marie Whelan, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Center for American Progress
With participation from Change to Win, Keystone Progress, and SEIU Pennsylvania
What: Press Conference to Release Report on Effects on McCain Health Plan on Pennsylvania
When: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 2:00 PM
Where: Capitol Rotunda