Congressman Palazzo speaks to Petal Rotary Club

Congressman Steven Palazzo was the guest speaker at Monday’s Petal Rotary Club meeting, where he focused on the passage of the federal budget and the ongoing Obamacare implementations.

“We’re definitely going to be talking about Obamacare and how disastrous that is and how it’s having a negative impact on the families here in Mississippi,” said Palazzo. “We’ve got to cut spending responsibly, and doing it on the backs of our men and women was just not the right way to do it.”

Palazzo said he has heard from many concerned constituents on Obamacare, who say it is bad for their business and their families. The congressman said Mississippians deserve good health coverage, but the “disastrous rollout” to Obamacare is not the answer.

“Ninety percent of it is a good bill. I’d like to see some of the cuts to mandatory suspending in that, but the fact that we were able to avert two years of additional sequestration on our department of defense I think is extremely important. Because the world is not becoming safer. It’s more dangerous,”said Palazzo.