Courtesy of Mario Diaz-Balart. As Congress bickers over efforts to overhaul the nation's health care system, the Miami Republican says he's delivering copies of the nearly 2,000 page bill House Democrats have proposed to the Golden Gate, West Kendall Regional and Miami Lakes Public libraries. A copy is also available at his district offices in Miami-Dade and Collier Counties.
Bartow Republican Adam Putnam is doing the same thing in Central Florida. It's here online.
"Despite promises of an open and transparent Congress, Speaker Pelosi excluded the Minority party from giving input and including provisions in her Healthcare bill," Diaz-Balart said. "It is important that the American people have the opportunity to read and review the legislation and express their thoughts before Congress decides the future of Healthcare in our country. I encourage my constituents to provide me with their feedback on this bill, and if debate is permitted on the House floor, I will voice their opinions and concerns."
No Republicans are expected to vote for the proposal -- and Democrats have chided them for not releasing an alternative proposal. News reports suggest one is coming soon.