PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo issued the following statement today in response to national Republicans' plan to repeal the individual mandate to pay for the Republican-Trump Tax Bill that offers a handout to the super wealthy. "It's bad enough that the Republican-Trump Tax Bill will raise taxes on hardworking, middle class Rhode Island families, now President Trump and national Republicans want to raise their health care premiums, too. A repeal of the individual mandate will be devastating for working families, and will create chaos and uncertainty across our economy. More than 95 percent of Rhode Islanders have health insurance…
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