Legislative Updates

The on-again, off-again, on-again negotiations on health care reform proposals in the House and the Senate continued at a dizzying pace this week. For those of you following the ping-pong match, here is the latest… In the House: After repeated starts and stops, the Democratic leadership, the Blue Dogs (conservative Democrats), and the Progressive Caucus…

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There have been several major developments in health care reform this week. In the Senate, a full vote on health care legislation is now expected no earlier than September. From today’s Washington Post: The comments by Reid (D-Nev.) confirmed the growing consensus on Capitol Hill that the White House’s fast-track approach has failed, and that…

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Last week was a busy one for health care reform, as one Senate committee and two House committees completed their work marking up legislation. In the House, both the Education and Labor committee and the Ways and Means committee finished their work on the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 (HR 3200). The Energy…

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A resolution in the House encouraging negotiation of an incidents-at-sea agreement with Iran continues to gain co-sponsors on both sides of the aisle. Read more about the resolution, then view the list of current co-sponsors. If your representative is not already a co-sponsor of H. Con. Res. 94, encourage him/her to do so. In addition,…

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