'No Special Deal for D.C. Insiders Act'
11:19 AM, Sep 10, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Representative Tom Cotton of Arkansas has introduced a bill which, if it were put to a national referendum, could not lose. The title alone makes it a sure winner:
Makes special “healthcare subsidies for representatives, senators, and their staff” illegal. They would, then, be thrown in the pit with everyone else who is not otherwise exempt or waived from the provisions of Obamacare.
(Heather Higgins and William W. Pascoe III make a case for the bill here.)
It will be interesting to see how the bill does in Congress. If, that is, it is not strangled in its crib and never voted on.
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