Solana Beach man featured in Obama’s speech

Solana Beach man featured in Obama’s speech

[trib_ndn vid=25773353]SOLANA BEACH, Calif. – President Obama addressed the nation on his Affordable Care Act victory Tuesday and his first success story was about Sean Casey from Solana Beach.

After retiring as a software engineer, Casey spent roughly $32,000 on healthcare premiums because of his medical history. Casey said he was spending an estimated $2,600 each month for himself, his wife and two children.

Solana Beach man“I won’t stand up and say [the Affordable Care Act] is a perfect law, but we needed something like it,” Casey said.

“This year, the Casey family’s premiums will fall from over $30,000 to under $9,000,” President Obama said from the White House Rose Garden.

Casey was at the Vista Courthouse for jury duty when he received a voicemail from a White House representative informing him the President may use his story in his healthcare speech. In January of this year, Casey sent an e-mail to…

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