The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office today released a long-term estimate of the growing share of the federal budget that will be consumed by federal health care programs.
Bearing out the infamous declaration that we would have to pass the health care law to find out what was in it, Congress and the American people have recently begun taking a closer look at a massive new spending program known colloquially as the Obamacare "slush fund." Created in the president’s health care law, it provides the Secretary of HHS with billions of dollars to spend on any program w
WASHINGTON, DC -- More than two years after the president's controversial health care law was enacted, and weeks after the United States Supreme Court heard arguments about the law's very constitutionality, members of Congress and the American people still do not have access to basic information about how the law was developed and what agreements were reached behind closed door
The Washington Post today highlighted a new study that reveals the health care law will increase the deficit by $340 billion.
WASHINGTON, DC-- Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the president's still-controversial health care law. Oversight of the law has been a key focus of the Energy and Commerce Committee, and our work continued this week in the lead up to the anniversary.