Since 1994, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have considered it politically risky to offer a plan to fix America's broken health care system. The American public, though, has paid the price for this silence as health care costs skyrocketed, millions went uninsured, and millions more grappled with financial insecurity and hardship. Ron Wyden
Doing all we can to combat climate change comes with numerous benefits, from reducing pollution and associated health care costs to strengthening and diversifying the economy by shifting to renewable energy, among other measures. David Suzuki
We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city. Michael Bloomberg
I also rise today in strong support of forward movement on the implementation of health information technology, which has the potential to save the United States billions of dollars in health care costs each year. Russ Carnahan
There is no question that managed care is managed cost, and the idea is that you can save a lot of money and make health care costs less if you ration it. Charlie Norwood