April 29, 2008

  • CHN: House May Include Anti-Recession Measures in Supplemental Appropriations Bill

    Congressional leaders want to send the President supplemental appropriations legislation covering both war and domestic spending before their Memorial Day recess.  The domestic provisions are expected to include additional weeks of unemployment insurance and other measures that would respond to the recession.  The House may take up supplemental appropriations starting the week of May 5. Read More »

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  • CHN: Congress Continues Push to Suspend Harmful Medicaid Regulations

    A bill to keep a set of harmful Medicaid regulations from taking effect passed the House with overwhelming veto-proof support, 349-62, on April 23. H.R. 5613, introduced by Representative John Dingell (D-MI), would delay the implementation of seven Medicaid regulations proposed by the Bush Administration until April 1, 2009. These regulations, some which have already Read More »

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