Leader Cantor Statement on Repeal of the Prevention and Public Health Fund

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) issued the following statement on legislation to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund, H.R. 1217, established by ObamaCare:

“Today, the House passed legislation to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund, a new program included in ObamaCare. The program grants the Secretary of Health and Human Services unchecked authority to spend billions of taxpayer dollars on any so-called 'public health' program without any further congressional action. These funds could be used to continue wasteful and duplicative programs that fail to actually improve health care for Americans. By repealing this fund, we ensure that public health programs of highest priority will continue to be supported by Congress. I thank Chairman Pitts for his hard work and sponsorship of this repeal legislation, our latest effort to defund ObamaCare.”

 

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