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March 19, 2010Press Item
House Democrats initiated a 72-hour countdown Thursday on their yearlong effort to overhaul the health care system, unveiling a nearly final version of the legislation that promptly won additional support with a promise that the bill would more than pay for itself over the next decade...
March 18, 2010Press Item
After months of hearings, discussions and deliberations on health care reform, the House will remain in session this weekend as we move toward completing our work on this critical issue.
March 18, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 3644 - Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act, Suspensions
March 19, 2010Press Item
Democrats from across the spectrum continue to announce their support for passing health care reform, legislation that will bring down costs and produce long-term savings for families and businesses.
March 19, 2010Press Item
As we head into the final stretch on health reform, what else will the Republicans come up with to deceive the public, derail reform, and protect the insurance companies and the status quo?
March 18, 2010Press Item
The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation just released a preliminary estimate of an amendment in the nature of a substitute to H.R. 4872, the Reconciliation Act of 2010
March 18, 2010Press Item
When it comes to the deficit and what steps need to be taken to return our nation to surplus, Republicans have a clear history of being wrong.
March 18, 2010Press Item
Today, the House Rules Committee posted the text of the Reconciliation Act of 2010 on their web site.
March 18, 2010Press Item
There has been some effort to mischaracterize the CBO estimate of health care legislation to suggest that the reconciliation bill weakens IPAB because the savings attributed to Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) are lower than in the Senate bill.
March 18, 2010Press Item
Today, House Democrats posted the final health insurance reform legislation online.
March 18, 2010Press Item
House Democrats, gearing up for a possible vote on Sunday to pass health care legislation, pledged that the details they were about to publish would produce significant cost savings in the decades ahead...
March 17, 2010Press Item
Democrats from across the spectrum are announcing their support for passing health care reform…
March 17, 2010The Daily Whip
H.Res. 1190 - Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the Rules (Rep. Slaughter – Rules); Dispose of H.Res.__ - Raising a question of privileges of the House (Rep. Flake – Privileged Resolution); Suspensions
March 17, 2010Press Item
Today, the Senate passed the HIRE Act, legislation designed to help small businesses and get Americans back to work.
March 17, 2010Press Item
As we head into the final stretch on health reform, what else will the Republicans come up with to deceive the public, derail reform, and protect the insurance companies and the status quo?
March 17, 2010Press Item
Retirees who voted Republican in the last presidential election, Carol and Paul Gerhardstein were unhappy about Democratic plans to overhaul the nation's health-care system. But they showed up at a rally this week to hear President Obama defend his proposals, and a funny thing happened...
March 17, 2010Press Item
I applaud the Senate’s passage of the HIRE Act, a much-needed piece of jobs legislation that now goes to President Obama’s desk for a signature.
March 17, 2010Press Item
With final passage of health insurance reform quickly approaching, Republicans are making another desperate attempt to distract from the substance of the health care debate.
March 17, 2010Press Item
Today, the Congressional Black Caucus held an important public hearing dedicated to chronic unemployment.
March 17, 2010Press Item
Republicans say heath reform will impose economic disaster and create a socialist society that would take away our freedom and end America as we know it. But didn't they say the exact same thing in the 30s and 60s in protest of Social Security and Medicare?