For Immediate Release - June 28, 2012

STATEMENT FROM LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MURRAY ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DECISION

BOSTON – Thursday, June 28, 2012 – The following is a statement from Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act:

“As we’ve implemented health care reform over the past five years, we’ve seen the incredible impact access to health care has on people. Today’s landmark decision by the Supreme Court affirms what we here in Massachusetts know – we can successfully provide access to health care for everyone.  I congratulate President Obama on this victory and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where we’ve shown that expanding health care coverage can and does work.”

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