"The Affordable Care Act has really hurt me significantly," said
Himes said the 2010 federal law -- also known as Obamacare -- has provided health insurance to more than 20 million Americans, prohibited insurance companies from turning away people based upon pre-existing health conditions, and helped seniors.
Himes added, however, that the law has "some real problems."
"I hear you loud and clear, and I'm not going to tell this law was perfect -- it wasn't, any more than
Health care, transportation
"We send dollars to D.C. and beg for pennies back, and then it comes back with strings attached," Shaban said.
The two candidates also distinguished themselves on the state's plan to replace the
Himes and Shaban were among five candidates and approximately 40 people who attended the "Meet the Candidates" hosted by the
"We wanted to give you a chance to meet the candidates that are running for public office," ENBA President
"My opponent and his party has been control in the
State Senate Majority Leader
"I'll continue to run a positive campaign, run on my record and stay focused until
Ranking the state
"We're ranked in the top 10 in bioscience and innovation and technology and advanced manufacturing," said Perone, who co-chairs the
"Fresh perspective, that's what we need," Perpignan said. "Things haven't changed in
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