Pete Sessions plays by “insurance rules”–except for himself and his own family

August 30, 2009 at 3:53 pm in Congressional Antics, Conservative Nonsense, Health, Healthcare by IfLizWereQueen

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PETE SESSIONS -Texas 32nd US Congressional District

[part of Dallas County including Richardson, University Park and Irving]

PETE supports what he calls “socialized medicine, but only if it benefits his family.

His legislation, H.R. 1599, would exempt survivor annuity payments from a disabled dependent’s income total, thereby enabling them to access additional funding without the penalty of losing government assistance. With additional funding options, parents of special needs children take one step closer to peace of mind that their child can be financially secure after their own passing.

It’s a bill to get his son who has Downs Syndrome more money.
As a result of my focus on the needs of individuals with disabilities, earlier this year I introduced legislation to help improve the financial status of people with special needs when a parent or guardian has passed away. Currently, disabled dependents who receive survivor annuity payments following the death of a parent or guardian are often disqualified from Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and Medicaid programs based on “too high” income.

My legislation, H.R. 1599, would exempt survivor annuity payments from a disabled dependent’s income total, thereby enabling them to access additional funding without the penalty of losing government assistance. With additional funding options, parents of special needs children take one step closer to peace of mind that their child can be financially secure after their own passing.

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If you have any doubt about the type of bill that Sessions helped file, the Congressional Research Service filed it under the following tags: Social welfare, Medicaid, disability assistance, poverty and welfare assistance.

YEP THAT’S WHAT MR. TEXAS CONSERVATIVE PETE SESSIONS DID.  HE SUPPORTS WHAT HE CALLS “SOCIALIZED MEDICINE” BUT ONLY IF IT BENEFITS HIS FAMILY.

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