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Bipartisan Opposition in Ways and Means to Speaker’s $1.5 Trillion Government Takeover of Health Care

July 17, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – At the conclusion of today’s markup of H.R. 3200 "America's Affordable Health Choices Act" three Democrats voted with all Ways and Means Republicans in opposing a government takeover of our nation’s health care system.The three Democrats voting against the healthcare bill were:  Ron Kind (WI-03), Earl Pomeroy (ND-At Large), and John ...

Republicans Request Speaker Allow CBO to Analyze Health Bill Before Rushing It Through Committees, House

July 15, 2009 — Press Releases

Today, Republican Majority Leader John Boehner, Minority Whip Eric Cantor, and the Ranking Members of the Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means committees requested that the Speaker allow the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to analyze the Democrats’ health care bill before proceeding with committee and floor ...

Camp Statement on Democrats’ Proposed Takeover of Health Care

July 14, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC - Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement on today’s introduction of the House Democrats' proposed government takeover of health care:"Speaker Pelosi’s $1 trillion government-takeover of health care will force millions of Americans to lose their current health insurance, increase premiums and ...

Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Brady to Offer Amendment to Study U.S. Agriculture Export Growth From Trade Promotion Agreements

July 08, 2009 — Press Releases

Trade Subcommittee Committee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) will offer an amendment today to H.R. 2997, the Agriculture Appropriations bill, to move funds to allow USDA economists to study the potential benefits pending trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea could hold for American farmers and ranchers.  In addition, the study would focus on the ...