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CBO Analysis: Energy Taxes To Be Paid By All Americans

June 22, 2009 — Press Releases

Washington, DC – Late Friday night, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an analysis of the national energy taxes imposed on American families under the Waxman-Markey “cap-and-trade” scheme.  This analysis shows average American households would pay $770 more per year, with costs reaching as high as $1,380 per year. 

Beware of Democratic health care ‘reform’

June 21, 2009 — Op-eds and Speeches

Health coverage today is out of reach for too many Americanfamilies. Approximately 182 million Americans currently receive some form ofemployer-sponsored health coverage. With so many people's health care at stake,Congress should ensure that any changes to our health care system do not jeopardizecoverage for those who already have medical coverage. 

Camp Statement on Democrat Health Care Plan

June 19, 2009 — Press Releases

Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the limited portions of the health care plan unveiled by House Democrats today:“The Democrats are refusing to reveal the price tag of this bill or how they will pay for it, but it is obvious it will cost well over a trillion dollars.  We will certainly need to examine the ...

The Myth of the Democrats’ Bipartisanship

June 19, 2009 — The Prescription Pad

As House Democrats prepare to release their health care plan today – a plan that no Republican member has seen or been invited to be a part of – Democrat Congressman Jim Cooper dispels the myth of President Obama bringing "change" to Washington, DC, and his promise to make health care reform a bipartisan effort.“In the ...

Camp, Brady Question Democrat Refusal to Study Impact on American Jobs of Not Passing the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement

June 18, 2009 — Press Releases

Today, Democrats voted against an amendment that would have directed the Department of Commerce to study the impact on American jobs of not passing the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.  Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Dave Camp responded, “If Democrats really think that this agreement will cost us American jobs, then they should embrace an ...

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Patrick J. Tiberi Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Joint Hearing on Issues Involving the New Markets Tax Credit Program

June 18, 2009 — Opening Statements

(Remarks as Prepared)Thank you, Chairman Neal for yielding.  I’d also like to welcome Chairman Watt and Ranking Member Paul to the hearing room of the Ways and Means Committee.As we all know, the New Markets Tax Credit, created by Congress is 2000, is intended to encourage investment in impoverished areas.  Since then, Congress has extended the ...

Democrat Giveaways So Extreme Even Governors Get Covered

June 18, 2009 — The Prescription Pad

Despite the rhetoric by Senate Democrats about the need to give taxpayer health subsidies to the “poor,” two current U.S. Governors may qualify for taxpayer-funded health care if the bill being considered by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee is enacted.   The so-called “Affordable Health Choices Act,” as outlined by ...

Camp: Make Health Care Affordable

June 17, 2009 — Op-eds and Speeches

Americans want, deserve and demand health care reform.Wednesday, I and my Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives are unveiling common sense health care reforms that focus on increasing the affordability, accessibility and availability of quality health care.Our plan will lower costs, make health care more convenient for patients and improve quality at a price our ...

Health Care Solutions Group Plan

June 17, 2009 — Talking Points

Click here to view the Health Care Solutions Group Outlines Health Care Plan to Increase Affordability, Accountability, Availability. ###