Essex County Favors “Repeal and Replace”
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – While lawmakers in Washington are working on the new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare, Essex County residents are welcoming the expected changes. In a survey conducted by The Essex Times, 55% of respondents said that they were in favor of the Senate's proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. 81% of respondents said that healthcare costs were too high, and 63% view Obamacare as a bad healthcare legislation.
“Trump made a promise to the people and I am confident that the disaster called Obamacare will be gone soon,” says Roseland resident Adam Jackson. “We sent our representatives to make a change. This is what the elections were all about,” says Maria Williams of Cedar Grove. “Why is the government forcing me to buy an expansive insurance?” complains Montclair resident, Jared Levin. “They call it the Affordable Act, but it is all but affordable,” he concludes.