Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move June 14, 2017
Clarke Condemns Passage Of Verify First Act
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke
Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (D-Crown Heights, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Brownsville, Sheepshead Bay) is denouncing the passage of the Verify First Act, which passed with a vote of 238 to 184 yesterday.
The bill, H.R. 2581, will impose restrictions on immigrants buying health insurance through the marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The legislation would prohibit advance payments of premium tax credits to individuals under current law, the American Health Care Act of 2017, unless the Secretary of the Treasury receives confirmation that the individual is a citizen or a national of …