Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Visits with Local Seniors, To Hear How Lower Prescription Drug Costs and Protecting Social Security Will Benefit Them
Washington, August 15, 2022
Tags: Health Care
Houston, TX—Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) visited with residents at Brookdale Senior Living to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act, H.R. 5376—which makes prescription drugs more affordable for senior citizens—and to reaffirm her commitment to protect Social Security.
“Seniors are important members of our community who deserve financial security and affordable health care,” said Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher. “I was glad to visit with seniors in our district to discuss their concerns, and to share with them how we have worked to address them in the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowers prescription drug costs. And, as some leaders in Congress have proposed ending Social Security and Medicare, I also talked with them about how this Congress is working to put people over politics and fight for our seniors and these vital programs.”
Last week, Congresswoman Fletcher voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, H.R. 5376, which will be signed into law tomorrow. The legislation provides support for seniors by: