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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 ...

Democrats’ Plans are a Prescription for Pain

July 15, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

By Charles W. Boustany Jr. (R-LA)Editor's note: Rep. Charles Boustany is a Republican who represents southwest Louisiana. Before being elected to Congress, Boustany practiced medicine as a cardiothoracic surgeon for 14 years.Rep. Charles Boustany says Democrats' health care plans don't focus on quality.

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 ...

Camp and Boehner: Reform Health Care Without Government Takeover

July 14, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

When President Barack Obama arrives in Michigan today, he'll continue our national dialogue on giving Americans better access to affordable health care. The question is how we get there.House Republicans have a plan that will reduce costs, expand access and increase the quality of care in a way we can afford. Democrats, on the other hand, have ...

House Democrats’ Bill Threatens the Health Care Insurance and Jobs of 1 in 5 American Workers

July 10, 2009 — The Prescription Pad

According to the National Retail Federation, which represents an industry with more than 24 million employees – about one in five American workers – the House Democrats’ health care bill poses a serious threat to employer sponsored insurance and job creation.  While voicing continued support for health care reform, the NRF detailed its concern about the House Democrats’ ...

Bill abandons Midwest and rewards liberals on the coasts

July 09, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi's energy bill is intended to make the planet greener, but it will leave Ohioans and other Midwesterners seeing red. The Waxman-Markey bill, also known as Cap and Trade, should be known as Cap and Tax. In an answer to the liberal left's demands, Pelosi and Energy and Commerce ...