Excerpt: The Medicaid program, originally created to provide health coverage to low-income Americans and the most vulnerable, turns 50 this year. Since its inception, Medicaid has become the world's largest health insurance program - it covers more Americans, and receives more general revenue from the federal government, than even Medicare.
Excerpt: Your proposal to shutter 16 of the commission’s 24 field offices raises significant challenges and concerns. ... Our concerns have only been heightened by the commission’s failure to provide all the information requested by the committee.
Excerpt: On March 24, President Obama issued a finding that the development of separate repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste resulting from atomic energy defense activities (defense waste) is required, pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA).
Excerpt: There are significant concerns about the consequences of the proposed rule, and I write specifically to request additional information relating to this rulemaking.
Excerpt: Recent events and investigations have called into question management and governance decisions by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). The Board will soon have new leadership, but its challenges may go beyond particular personnel.
Excerpt: Given the committee’s strong interest in the manner in which the commission is managing its own information technologies, we are writing to seek information to better understand the facts and circumstances surrounding the planned relocation of these servers and the impact, if any, such relocation may have on the FCC’s document management practices.