While Tom Emmer was in the Legislature he fought very hard against imposing an anti-free market, anti-patient radiation treatment center moratorium. Now that Emmer is out of elected office he has taken a position as a lobbyist fighting to not only keep the anti-free market law into place, but is working to EXTEND the current moratorium.
Tom Emmer is registered as a lobbyist and is working to continue a moratorium on new cancer treatment centers.
The MN GOP platform says this, "As Republicans, we support programs that introduce genuine market competition to our health care system and thus reduce health care costs and eliminate state mandated coverage of various illnesses and conditions."
A moratorium against new radiation treatment centers is inherently against the market competition health care system that we believe in and is against the platform that many of us have fought so hard to craft. Not only is Tom Emmer against the free market and the platform, he changed his position when it was politically convenient. He went from pro-free market to being anti-free market. Government regulating private health care delivery is only a tiny sliver of what ObamaCare aims to accomplish.