Kasich, Sandoval, Alaska governor oppose new ObamaCare repeal bill

Kasich, Sandoval, Alaska governor oppose new ObamaCare repeal bill
A bipartisan group of governors including Republicans John Kasich (Ohio) and Brian Sandoval (Nevada) is urging the Senate to reject the latest ObamaCare repeal effort.
 
 
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"Only open, bipartisan approaches can achieve true, lasting reforms," the governors wrote.
 
Those signing the letter included Kasich and Sandoval as well as independent Gov. Bill Walker (Alaska). 
 
Alaskan Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiThe Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Budowsky: Kavanaugh and the rights of women Key GOP senators appear cool to Kavanaugh accuser's demand MORE was one of the three Republicans who voted against the GOP's repeal bill in July. She is undecided on the most recent bill. 
 
Over the summer, Nevada Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerElection Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh and his accuser will testify publicly MORE (R) voted for ObamaCare repeal despite Sandoval's objections. Heller is now a co-sponsor of the latest effort, which is led by Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin Graham GOP senator: Kavanaugh accuser 'moving the goalposts' Collins: Kavanaugh accuser should 'reconsider,' testify on Monday Grassley willing to send staff to California to speak with Kavanaugh accuser MORE (R-S.C.) and Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyOvernight Health Care: Senators target surprise medical bills | Group looks to allow Medicaid funds for substance abuse programs | FDA launches anti-vaping campaign for teens Bipartisan senators unveil proposal to crack down on surprise medical bills Outdated global postal system hurts US manufacturers MORE (R-La.). He is running for re-election in a potential swing district.
 
Key Democratic signees include John Hickenlooper (Colo.) and John Bel Edwards (La.).
 
"Legislation should receive consideration under regular order, including hearings in health committees and input from the appropriate health-related parties," the governors wrote.