WASHINGTON, DC – Reuters yesterday reported, “President Obama’s top health care adviser acknowledged on Tuesday that costs could rise in the individual health insurance market, particularly for men and younger people, because of provisions of the landmark 2010 health care measure due to take effect next year.” The comments echo the recent findings
Echoing Committees’ Recent Findings, HHS Secretary Confesses Premiums Will Increase Under New Health Care Law, Breaking President Obama’s Promise to Lower CostsMarch 27, 2013 | Press Release
Last week, 62 Senators, including 17 Democrats, voted to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, signaling growing momentum in favor of the pipeline’s construction.
Obamacare Costs Spark Voter Cynicism By Michael G. Franc March 25, 2013
Communications and Technology Subcommittee Schedules Hearing to Examine Lifeline Program on April 25March 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced the panel will hold a hearing on April 25, 2013, to examine the Universal Service Fund’s Lifeline program, which has tripled in size from $800 million in 2009 to $2.2 billion per year in 2012.
As Clock Ticks, Sweeping Bipartisan Vote in the Senate Spotlights Path Forward Toward Congressional Approval of Keystone XLMarch 26, 2013 | Blog Post
In 2009, as health care reform was being considered in Congress, Gallup asked Americans what they wanted out of potential legislation. Eighty-three percent of Americans said that it was either extremely or very important that legislation make health insurance more affordable. When asked whether expanding coverage or making health care more affordable was more important, the majority of Americans said the priority should be bringing down costs.