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April 11, 2017 Weekly Report

In Single Payer Health Care You’re Just Another Government Number

“NUMBER 124.  NEXT WINDOW, PLEASE.” We all dread the afternoon spent at the local DMV. Waiting for our number to be called. Watching time creep by. And when it comes to health care, Iowans want to be known by their name - and that means personalizing your health care and putting you and your doctor in charge of it.

April 9, 2017 Survey


In the ongoing debate about healthcare, you may have read about those who advocate for a single-payer healthcare system for the United States.

Single-payer healthcare would end the practice of giving individuals the choice of shopping around and buying their healthcare from insurance companies and giving them options of picking their doctors and healthcare facilities and instead move to a system where Americans would pay additional taxes to the government and have the government fully manage and cover all healthcare services and costs.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

Access to Life Changing Technology for Blind Americans Increased in New House Bill

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Young's Statement on American Health Care Act Development 

“Too many times in history we have seen leaders make avoidable mistakes. Too many Americans have been suffering under the mistake made seven years ago when Obamacare was rushed through Congress and to President Obama’s desk. It is a failed law that does not work for everyone and the problems and costs created by it are only going to get worse with each passing year.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

Iowa Congressman Young Statement on the American Health Care Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young released the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act, legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare:

“While the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare has helped some, it continues to hurt far too many Iowans. It is the reason healthcare continues to be one of the most debated topics in the nation and has been for the past eight years.

March 13, 2017 Survey

This week, the American Health Care Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

February 19, 2017 Weekly Report



For the past eight years, healthcare has been the subject of intense debate and discussion in Iowa, Washington D.C., and the nation.

February 16, 2017 Newsletters

For the past eight years healthcare has been the subject of intense debate and discussion in Iowa, Washington D.C. and the nation


As we continue discussions about strengthening our healthcare system, we can agree all Iowans deserve access to affordable and quality healthcare coverage which works for them. It is a fundamental principle needed improvements are done in the right way, for the right reasons, and in the right amount of time it takes to ensure we avoid the mistakes of the past. We need to be thoughtful and deliberate and get this right.


February 13, 2017 Survey

The facts are that the current healthcare law works for some people but it does not work for everyone.

February 7, 2017 Newsletters


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