Fourteen business and health organizations including the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce joined WHA in sending a letter
earlier this month asking U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to “stand up for Wisconsin” and “fight for fairness for Wisconsin” in the debate to repeal and replace Obamacare. Prior to the Senate releasing their legislation on June 22, Borgerding said in an interview
with Rich Kirchen, a reporter with the the Milwaukee Business Journal, that “It’s so important that Senator Johnson is listening — he’s hearing these concerns.”
The Milwaukee Business Journal based their reporting off a column
written by Borgerding and published in the June 16 edition of WHA’s newsletter, The Valued Voice
. In his column, Borgerding points out that one of Obamacare’s most glaring flaws is that it creates winners and losers among the states based upon an arbitrary definition of “expansion.”
redistribution, and no state has felt the impact harder than Wisconsin,” according to Borgerding.