MOUNT VERNON — The health reform reconciliation package passed last week includes what U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D- Ohio, called the largest federal expansion of student aid in the nation's history — legislation Brown said would help more students afford college, keep jobs in the U.S., and promote economic competitiveness, all at no additional cost to United States taxpayers.



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3 Responses to “Health bill expands student aid”

  1. Alumni

    ANOTHER BIG FAT LIE FROM ANOTHER GOVERNMENT COW FEEDING AT THE PUBLIC TROUGH. Hey Brown, can we see your signature where you signed up with our new health care reform package ? LOL

  2. Glen

    Obama and the Democrats in Congress have just enacted the largest government takeover in the history. Additional billions of dollars will now flow into Washington for the Feds to dispense to friends and supporters. It is all about money, power, and control! It has nothing to do with health care and education.

    Meanwhile they are celebrating and smiling and telling us how good it is going to be. There is no way we will give up the goodies they are giving us. They, including Senator Brown, don’t understand that the majority of citizens are wise to their schemes and know where they are really getting those goodies – FROM US! The government does not make anything – it merely takes from us and distributes a percentage of what it takes.

    We will vote them all out in November, repeal this mess, and replace it with legislation that actually helps to solve problems. If the new congress does not do it, we will vote them out also.

  3. John C. Davidson

    I suspect Senator Brown finds some good within this Health Care Bill, but that has little to do with medical problems. It does help the educational system grow; encouraging people to further their education, but who really gains from this if once people graduate, only part time positions are available.

    I would think the government would take each issue and deal with it separately. Then, we could all debate those particular issues. To lump a multitude of restrictions on us while pointing out just a favorable one seems to be absurd, at best.