November 13, 2009

  • CHN: Major Victory in House for Health Reform

    History was made last Saturday, November 7, on the House floor. In a close vote, 220-215, the House passed the Affordable Health Care for America Act, H.R. 3962. All but one Republican voted against the bill (the exception, Representative Anh Cao (R-2nd LA)); 39 Democrats voted against the bill. Arriving at the 218 votes needed Read More »

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  • CHN: Relief Comes for Long-Term Unemployed Workers

    In good news for hundreds of thousands of the long-term unemployed, Congress enacted an extension of unemployment benefits after some months of delay.  Unemployed workers whose unemployment insurance (UI) recently ran out or is about to expire will receive an extension of benefits.  On September 22 the House passed the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of Read More »

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