The Farmville Herald
Everyone, Rep. Hurt said, wants lower health care costs and greater access to health care and he doesn't believe President Obama's health care reform will achieve those goals. "I believe it will make it harder, not easier, to get insurance and will blow a ghastly hole in our budget and that's the answer I would give to those who say, 'I wanted it (President Obama's health care reform)." The goal of the Republican repeal legislation is to "come up with a bill that lives up to the principles...of expanding access to health care while lowering the costs using market-based principles."" Whether a Republican or a Democrat, he said, "I think we all should recognize we're working toward the same goal-a better America."