Dr. Longjohn makes a statement on Upton-Ryan Tax Plan


Portage, MI –  Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 6th district, today released a statement on the Upton-Ryan Tax Plan.

“The Upton-Ryan tax plan is another way for the Republican party to reward their corporate donors with more tax breaks while shifting even more of the burden onto middle-class Michigan families. I know in my family, and in my community, eliminating the student loan interest deduction, the state and local income tax deductions, and the medical expense deduction, are all going to hurt peoples’ pocketbooks. When I get a chance to represent this district, my votes will always be based on the best interests of the people of the districts, not of corporate donors or party bosses.”

About Matt Longjohn:

 Dr. Matt Longjohn is running for Congress to improve the health and quality of life for everyone in Southwest Michigan.

As a doctor and former National Health Officer for YMCA, Matt is uniquely qualified to deliver solutions that will improve access to affordable, quality health care. He will be a powerful voice against the plans by Washington politicians and special interests to force middle class families to pay more for less care, cause millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions to lose coverage and gut long-term care for seniors.

Matt’s commitment to public service is grounded in his deep ties to Southwest Michigan and growing up in a tight-knit middle-class community. His family’s roots in Southwest Michigan go back to the Civil War, and he is a proud graduate of Portage Northern and Kalamazoo College.


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