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Larson talks about state of health care

Congressman John Larson (D-1) talked to an audience of more than 100 people at the Licia and Mason Beekley Community Library at a town hall-style meeting on Thursday, July 6. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED —  Congressman John Larson (D-1) spoke to an audience of more than 100 people at the Licia and Mason Beekley Community Library at a town hall-style meeting on Thursday, July 6.

The primary subject of the meeting was the continued debate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, in Congress.

One of President Donald J. Trump’s (R) campaign promises when he was running in 2016 was to replace the ACA with a new health care system.

In May, the House of Representatives passed a measure to repeal and replace the ACA.

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