Monthly Archives: June 2009

  • CHN: Congress Readies to Debate Details of Health Reform

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee recently released its health reform proposal and plans to begin debating the bill in committee tomorrow, June 17. This marks the first major step in the legislative process to reform our failing health care system. The Committee’s bill, titled the “Affordable Health Choices Act”, has five Read More »

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  • CHN: House Gets Started on Next Year’s Appropriations

    Details are slowly emerging on appropriations levels for FY 2010.  The House Appropriations Committee approved the allocations for each of its dozen subcommittees on June 9, dividing up a total $1.088 trillion in discretionary (a.k.a. annually appropriated) spending.  Over all, the House appropriations totals are less than 1 percent below the President’s recommendations for FY Read More »

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