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  • Faso Plan to Cut Property Taxes Included in American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Fulfilling his campaign pledge, Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) announced today that the manager’s amendment to the American Health Care Act would include his plan to eliminate New York State’s ability to mandate Medicaid costs for local county property taxpayers. The policy, if enacted, would end Albany’s 51-year-old policy of imposing a significant share of state Medicaid costs on county governments and their property taxpayers. Individual county property taxpayers woul... Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on Budget Committee's Referral to Rules Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today issued the following statement on the House Budget Committee’s passage of the American Health Care Act. The bill now heads to the House Rules Committee for a markup and vote in the coming weeks. “Today I joined a majority of Budget Committee members to approve a procedural step for the American Health Care Act. The purpose of this committee vote was straightforward: to assess whether the Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committe... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Joins the Mike Gallagher Show
    Posted in Interviews on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman John Faso talked with Mike Gallagher discuss the American Health Care Act and the multiphase process of fixing our healthcare system. Listen here. Read more

  • Rep. Faso Answers Additional Questions from Teletown Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Click image above to watch video Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today took time to answer additional questions from participants in last night’s teletown hall. Participants who were unable to ask Congressman Faso their question live were encouraged to leave a voicemail at event’s end. Faso’s responses to some of the questions have been posted to his YouTube page here. Read more

  • Faso Answers Questions and Concerns in Teletown Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement after his hourlong teletown hall this evening: “Tonight I contacted 20,000 residents in the 19th District and heard from them on various topics of concern, from property taxes to healthcare to our environment. I appreciate everyone who called in to listen and participate in a thoughtful discussion on issues that matter most to our community.” Teletown Hall Stats 20,000 calls made Top topics: Healthcare reform... Read more

  • John Faso Joins Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight
    Posted in Interviews on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    The House Republicans' new health care plan cleared its first hurdle when the Ways and Means committee approved it early Thursday morning. But there are still a lot of questions about the bill's potential impact, and whether it will have enough votes to pass. John Faso joins Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight, watch the interview here. Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the followed statement on the introduction of the American Health Care Act: "This legislation is part of the larger multiphase process I have described before as an effective path to provide our 19th District families with affordable, patient-centered healthcare. Regulatory changes and legislative fixes will have to accompany this measure, but I am heartened to see the immediate inclusion of two provisions to provide families with pe... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Talks with Susan Arbetter on WCNY
    Posted in Interviews on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Environment

    Rep. John Faso talks with Susan Arbetter from WCNY on how he's representing 19th District, the Affordable Care Act, and his letter to the EPA to designate Hoosick Falls an EPA National Priorities List Superfund site. Listen here. Read more

  • Rep. Faso Supports New Proposed Rule to Provide a Stable Healthcare Transition
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) released the following the statement on the proposed rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): “This proposed rule is an important addition to the ACA repair process to allow insurers to prepare healthcare plans for 2018, stabilize insurance markets and reduce uncertainty, and keep offering coverage to patients at an affordable price. These reforms are critical to reduce costs for small businesses which provide healt... Read more

  • 'Reform and fix' the Affordable Care Act
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Issues surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been a major source of debate and controversy over the past seven years. Enacted in 2010, the ACA was the signature effort of President Obama to lower the number of uninsured individuals in our nation. While it did provide new coverage to approximately 20 million Americans – 12 million under Medicaid and 8 million on health exchanges – it has also had a number of unintended and undesirable consequences. I’ve met with citizens who’ve told me o... Read more

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