U.S. Congressman Dan Webster | 11th District of Florida

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  • Statement from Rep. Webster on American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, DC -- Representative Daniel Webster (R-Clermont) released the following statement today regarding the American Health Care Act "For six years, I have advocated for repealing the [un]Affordable Care Act(ACA) and replacing it with real healthcare reform. Obamacare is collapsing across the country - currently 4.7 million people are without an insurer. This failed policy is raising costs for patients and forcing insurers out of the marketplace, which leaves patients and families with now... Read more

  • Affordable Care Act has been everything but affordable
    Posted in In The News on February 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Over the past weeks and months, I have met with numerous hospital representatives, healthcare providers and constituents in our communities. Congress’ goal is to ensure there will be a stable transition to a better health care system. The Affordable Care Act has been everything but affordable and is collapsing across the country, raising costs for patients and forcing insurers out of the marketplace, which leaves patients and families with nowhere to go. Currently, 4.7 million people are without... Read more

  • Webster: House Passes Key Mental Health Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – Representative Daniel Webster, FL-10, issued the following statement today after voting for the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34). “Reforming our mental health system has been a priority of mine since being elected to Congress. For too long it has been a prime example of the failed status quo in Washington, D.C. Washington has operated under a top-down, one-size-fits-all approach that minimizes local and community knowledge while relying on federal mandates and r... Read more

  • Webster Votes to Protect Taxpayers from Obamacare Fraud
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Stop the Spigot of Spending

    Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) issued the following statement regarding passage of the No Subsidies Without Verification Act (H.R. 2775) by a bipartisan vote of 235 – 191 in the House of Representatives: “The Obama Administration recently announced that when the government begins handing out taxpayer-funded subsidies for purchasing insurance on the Obamacare exchanges it will be unable to verify recipients’ actual eligibility. Without this critical legislation, oversight of the issuance o... Read more

  • Webster Calls Supreme Court Decision to Uphold the Federal Healthcare Takeover “Devastating” for Economic Growth and “Disastrous” for Individual Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Job Creation, Health Care, Stop the Spigot of Spending, Webster's Working Document, Protecting and Preserving Medicare

    (Washington D.C.) – U.S. Representative Daniel Webster (FL-08) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled on President Barack Obama’s federal healthcare law: “While I acknowledge the Supreme Court’s decision, I believe it provides a devastating blow to future economic growth at a time when every new job is needed. The regulations, taxes and unaffordable price tags scattered throughout this law make it much more difficult for small businesses to hire new employees and expand the... Read more

  • Webster requires greater accountability at new Orlando VA Hospital
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Representative Daniel Webster (FL-08) issued the following statement after unanimous passage of his amendment to H.R. 5854, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, to require the necessary experience to complete much-needed construction projects: “Veterans in Central Florida have waited too many years for a new full service medical facility to meet their healthcare needs. The problems associated with construction of the n... Read more

  • ObamaCare is not the answer
    Posted in In The News on March 25, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Webster's Working Document, Protecting and Preserving Medicare

    Ocala Star-Banner ObamaCare is not the answer By U.S. Rep Daniel Webster Published: Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:30 a.m. Link: http://www.ocala.com/article/20120325/OPINION/120329825/-1/news?Title=ObamaCare-is-not-the-answer This week marks an unhappy anniversary. Two years ago, President Obama signed a federal takeover of healthcare into law, inflicting serious damage on the American economy and our health care system. President Obama justified this federal overreach on two assumptions: that it ... Read more

  • Webster Statement on The Path to Prosperity
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Tax Reform, Job Creation, Health Care, Education, Stop the Spigot of Spending, Bring Down Gas Prices , Webster's Working Document, Protecting and Preserving Medicare

    U.S. Representative Daniel Webster (FL-08) issued the following statement on Representative Paul Ryan’s Path to Prosperity: “The continuation of reckless Washington spending habits and more tax and spend policies is a plan for national failure. Representative Paul Ryan’s The Path to Prosperity Plan puts an end to empty government promises and to a bankrupt future. “This plan provides much needed certainty to Central Florida’s individuals, families, and small businesses by significantly reducing ... Read more

  • Webster Votes to Repeal Unaffordable Federal Health Care Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    (Washington, DC) – Congressman Daniel Webster (R-Winter Garden) today voted to repeal the government health care takeover and stressed the importance of eliminating the job-destroying 1099 provision. Emphasizing the need for a patient-centered replacement, Webster released the following statement: Read more