Thursday, October 27, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Lost: Black Angus calf, between C.R. 331 and C.R. 304 in Floresville, last seen headed towards Terrance and C.R. 304 from C.R. 331. Call Frasier, 830-391-3435.

Video"Mama" has been missing since Sunday evening, Oct. 16 at Countryside Apartments. Cat picture is online. If someone decided to keep her, please let us know at least. Thanks. 830-391-2153.
Lost Huawei phone, black phone case with stickers. Lost at LaVernia park 10-22-16 @ 7:00 and 7:30 pm. If found, call 830-216-0493, for Fred or Krista.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Come be a part of our Growing team *Titling Clerk needed *Experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate * General office skills * Accounting experience helpful * Benefits available * Salary based on experience Apply online at (go to about us and click on employment link) Price Chevrolet 2035 W. Oaklawn Pleasanton TX 78064
Seeking individual to work in a local child-care center, paid holidays, etc., must be high school grad or GED. Apply in person at Cubs Country Childcare, 212 FM 1346 in La Vernia.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›

National News

Cornyn: No Obamacare Exemptions For Federal Employees

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

The author of this entry is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or
September 26, 2013 | 5,809 views | Post a comment

Rand Paul Introduces Legislation to Move All Federal Employees onto Obamacare

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) cosponsored an amendment by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to the continuing resolution (CR) that would make all federal government employees subject to Obamacare:

“Congress should never exempt itself or the federal government from a law it forces onto the American people. Obamacare is bad for everyone in the country, which is why I have fought it tooth and nail for the better part of four years to see that every American is exempt. But until we can defund, repeal or replace it, everyone in the country ought to be treated exactly the same and there should be no special deals for anyone.”

Sen. Paul’s amendment would amend the President’s healthcare law to require all federal government employees to receive insurance through the Obamacare health exchanges. These federal employees would not be eligible for any subsidy more generous than the American public receives.

Earlier this month, Sen. Cornyn introduced his “Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013” as an amendment on the Senate floor. The bill would prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury, or any delegate, including the IRS, from enforcing Obamacare and was passed by the House earlier this year.

Senator Cornyn serves on the Finance and Judiciary Committees. He serves as the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee’s Immigration, Refugees and Border Security subcommittee. He served previously as Texas Attorney General, Texas Supreme Court Justice, and Bexar County District Judge.
‹ Previous Blog Entry

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

National News Archives

Heavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld homeFriesenhahn Custom WeldingAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.