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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today introduced legislation, the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act, a bill to reverse a tax hike contained in the Affordable Care Act. The idea for the bill came from a constituent, Green Valley resident Loren Thorson, who sadly passed away last year. Last Congress, the bill passed the House 261 – 147 with 25 Democrats supporting.
Legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Martha McSally would fund treatment programs to help people with mental health issues who currently end up in the Cochise County jail.
McSally’s Mental Health and Safe Communities Act passed the House of Representatives last week. The bill now needs to be approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama to become law.
Provisions of the Act may support local efforts already underway that seeks to provide mental health treatment for people who commit minor criminal offenses and end up being housed at the Cochise County Jail.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Martha McSally to help local communities better treat mental health.
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement in response to a VA Office of Inspector General (VA OIG) report on allegations of inaccurate wait-time reporting at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System (SAVAHCS) facility.
McSally gets GV man's bill through House
Green Valley News
September 13, 2016
Loren Thorson would be happy.
The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation by Rep. Martha McSally that the Green Valley resident had been lobbying for since 2010.
HR 3590 — McSally's Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act — passed, 261-147, with the support of more than 20 Democrats.
Legislation from Green Valley Constituent is 9th McSally Bill to Pass House
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed with bipartisan support U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s bill to stop a tax hike on seniors and roll it back on middle class Americans. The bill, which is Rep. McSally’s 9th to pass the House, originated from the work of Green Valley constituent, Loren Thorson, who first brought the little-known tax hike to Rep. McSally’s attention.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after the House voted to approve the Conference Report to accompany S.524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, legislation to combat the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. The bill passed the House 407-5.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today voted in support of The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, legislation she cosponsored that overhauls the mental health care system. The legislation, which passed the House 422 to 2, represents the first major reform to America’s mental health system in over 50 years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Ways and Means Committee today favorably approved U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s legislation, the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act, clearing a major hurdle for the bill in Congress. The legislation reverses a tax hike contained in the President’s health care law on middle class families and stops it from taking effect on seniors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today spoke before the House Ways and Means Committee to advocate for her bipartisan legislation, the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act. Rep. McSally’s legislation would repeal a little-known tax increase in the Affordable Care Act and make it easier for families battling high health care costs to deduct those expenses from their taxes.