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July 18, 2009Press Item
In keeping with our commitment to creating policy in a fiscally responsible manner, Congressional Democrats pledged that health care reform would be fully paid for and would not contribute to the federal deficit.
July 16, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 1018 - Restore Our American Mustangs Act, Complete Consideration of H.R. 3183 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 14, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3183 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 15, 2009Press Item
Next week, the House will consider legislation reestablishing statutory “pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) requirements that helped turn deficits into surpluses during the Clinton Administration.
July 15, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3170 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010, Complete Consideration of H.R. 3183 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 15, 2009Press Item
Yesterday the House Tri-Committee dropped H.R. 3200, America’s Affordable Health Choices Act. White House officials promise that President Barack Obama will be more engaged than ever with lawmakers and the public on health care this month and next as the legislation enters a critical phase...
July 16, 2009Press Item
Praising and prodding Congress at once, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said a vast reform of the nation's health insurance system is required to head off instability to families, industry and the government itself. At the same time President Obama is asking members of Congress to take one of the most politically difficult votes of their careers...
July 14, 2009Press Item
On July 14, 2009, the House Tri-Committee introduced the America's Affordable Health Choice Act of 2009. The three committees with jurisdiction over health policy in the House have been working together as one committee to develop a single bill that fulfills President Obama's goals...
July 13, 2009Press Item
Reforming health care is an economic imperative, a budget imperative, and a moral imperative.
July 13, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders and a group of Americans impacted by our current health care system made remarks at a press conference on the need for health care reform.
July 14, 2009Press Item
Even before passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, President Obama cautioned Americans that economic recovery would take time.
July 14, 2009Press Item
Today, House committees jointly announced historic legislation—the American Affordable Health Choices Act—to reform our health care system and ensure affordable, quality care for all Americans.
July 14, 2009Press Item
From President Obama to every Democrat in Congress, we are committed to reforming health care.
July 10, 2009Press Item
Democratic Members of the 111th Congress have conducted a total of 557 health care reform activities around the country over the past few months.
July 10, 2009Press Item
House Republicans on Friday declared the nation's economic stimulus efforts a
July 10, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. __ - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, H.R. 3170 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010
July 9, 2009Press Item
INTERACTIVE MAP: U.S. Hospital Death Rates In this interactive USA Today graphic, you'll find readmissions and death rates for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia for more than 4,400 hospitals in the nation.
July 9, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3082 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
July 8, 2009Press Item
President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed progress on health care overhaul as Senate Democrats and the administration closed in on a deal with hospitals to help pay for his proposed expansion of medical coverage to the uninsured. Until recently, it looked like long-term care was not going to be a serious part of any potential health care overhaul...
July 8, 2009The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 2997 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, H.R. 3081 – Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010
July 8, 2009Press Item
Economic stimulus spending is currently "slightly ahead of estimates," with $29 billion distributed to state governments through mid-June, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.