Next Week’s Legislative Hearing Will Mark Exactly ONE YEAR Since Upton and DeGette Embarked Upon the #Path2Cures
A bipartisan congressional delegation, led by Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), on Thursday traveled to the desert of Nevada to visit the Yucca Mountain nuclear storage site. Members came to view the repository firsthand and learn about the history and geology of the project. Reps. Jerry McNerney (D-CA), Bob Latta (R-OH), Cresent Hardy (R-NV), Mark Amodei (R-NV), and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) joined Shimkus on the tour.
#SubEnvEcon Hearing on Discussion Draft of the TSCA Modernization Act Tuesday
President Obama recently graded his signature health care law an 8 out of 10. Of course, this comes from the administration that repeatedly redefined what “success” would look like throughout the law’s troubled implementation, so perhaps that grade is coming on a curve.
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This week the House of Representatives will consider legislation to finally, permanently resolve Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) – or as The Hill puts it, “a major deal … to finally solve a Medicare payment problem that has eluded congressional leaders for more than 20 years.”