H.R. 2810, the Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013, is a bipartisan effort to transform the Medicare physician payment system in a number of important ways. First and foremost, the bill repeals the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) system and replaces it with a fair and stable system of payments.
Authored by Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, is bipartisan legislation that aims to expedite the federal review process for natural gas pipeline permit applications.
The Keystone XL pipeline has become a symbol of the president’s failed energy policies. By continuing to delay this project, the president is putting thousands of American jobs at risk and jeopardizing our access to Canada’s valuable oil supply. If the U.S. doesn’t move quickly to get Keystone XL built, we risk losing access to this important North American energy resource to other energy-hungry nations like China.
H.R. 2218 RETAINS THE GUIDING PRINCIPLES USED TO CRAFT THE ORIGINAL MCKINLEY BILL (H.R. 2273 in the 112th Congress):
H.R. 1549, the Helping Sick Americans Now Act, addresses Obamacare’s broken promise to help those with pre-existing conditions by redirecting the law’s slush fund money, which has gone toward implementation of Obamacare’s core structure, to help sick patients.