Shaheen, Hassan To Hold 'Emergency' Hearing On GOP Health Care Bill

Jun 23, 2017

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New Hampshire Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are holding what they're calling an emergency field hearing on the Republican health care bill.

That hearing is slated for Friday at 2 p.m. at the UNH School of Law in Concord.

The Democratic Senators say they want to hear from Granite Staters about the legislation, the details of which were released earlier today.

According to the Associated Press, the bill would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance, and eliminate several tax increases.

Several Republican Senators have said they can’t support the bill in its current form.

Shaheen says the proposal would be "devastating" to the health of Granite Staters.